Library Types by Public Library System

New York State Public and Association Libraries
Library Types by Public Library System Through December 2015 [1]

Type of Library
BN
BE
CC
CEF
FL
4C
MH
MY
MV
MC
NA
NY
NIO 
NC
ON
PI
QU
RC
SA
ST
SU
UH
WE
TOTAL
NON
SYSTEM
TOTAL

ASSOCIATION (2)

OTHER (3) 0 0 6 5 5 0 10 3 3 0 0 0 4 3 7 2 0 9 2 8 6 1 5 79 0 79
TOWN 0 2 14 9 9 14 19 9 1 3 0 0 3 11 2 10 0 3 8 11 1 8 2 139 0 139
VILLAGE 0 1 2 2 8 5 3 10 1 0 1 0 0 19 4 5 0 3 1 6 1 2 0 74 1 75
CITY 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 2 7 0 7
SCHOOL DISTRICT 0 0 2 1 2 3 0 1 3 0 4 0 2 0 1 2 0 4 3 4 13 0 1 46 0 46
COUNTY 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 3
SPECIAL LEG. DIST. 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL ASSOC. 1 3 25 17 24 22 32 26 8 3 5 1 9 33 14 19 1 19 14 29 21 12 10 348 1 349
Type of Library
BN
BE
CC
CEF
FL
4C
MH
MY
MV
MC
NA
NY
NIO 
NC
ON
PI
QU
RC
SA
ST
SU
UH
WE
TOTAL
NON
SYSTEM
TOTAL

PUBLIC (4)

OTHER (3) 0 0 1 1 0 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 3 12 0 12
TOWN 0 16 5 4 1 7 6 1 0 13 0 0 2 17 1 10 0 3 7 2 0 5 6 106 0 106
JOINT TOWN 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 2
VILLAGE 0 1 2 1 4 6 2 7 1 1 11 0 0 7 1 0 0 2 3 1 0 1 10 61 0 61
CITY 0 2 1 1 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 2 2 15 0 15
SCHOOL DISTRICT 0 0 2 5 2 4 7 7 3 1 33 0 7 3 2 12 0 16 6 4 31 6 4 155 0 155
COUNTY 0 1 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 5
SPECIAL LEG. DIST. 0 0 0 1 1 0 19 1 0 0 5 0 0 1 1 1 0 7 3 1 4 3 3 51 0 51
TOTAL PUBLIC 0 20 11 13 9 20 34 17 6 17 49 0 12 32 6 23 0 28 20 10 35 17 28 407 0 407

GRAND TOTAL

1

23

36

30

33

42

66

43

14

20

54

1

21

65

20

42

1

47

34

39

56

29

38

755

1

756

Type of Library
BN
BE
CC
CEF
FL
4C
MH
MY
MV
MC
NA
NY
NIO 
NC
ON
PI
QU
RC
SA
ST
SU
UH
WE
TOTAL
NON
SYSTEM
GRAND
TOTAL

Notes:

  1. Includes systems also chartered as public libraries: Brooklyn, Buffalo and Erie, The New York Public, Onondaga, Queens. Reflects chartered and registered libraries.
  2. An Association Library is a public library created by a membership association.
  3. "Other" includes libraries serving fire districts, voting districts, Indian reservations, etc.
  4. A Public Library is a library created by a municipality, district or the State Legislature.

SEE ALSO Types of Libraries in New York State: A Comparison; Profile of New York State's Library Systems and Libraries by Region; Regents-Approved Library Charter Actions

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