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In 2016, one-hundred and thirteen million people attended 5.2 million programs!  Read the Public Libraries Survey report, released by the Institute of Museum and Library Services and discover data on public libraries’ resources, staffing, services and more.  Read more. ...

Access the 2014 Public Libraries Survey (PLS) released by IMLS!    Find your library and explore state profiles! Accompanying FY 2014 data are new online visualizations and tools to make the data easier to explore and use. Since 1988, the annual Public Libraries Survey has provided...