Public Libraries in the United States: Fiscal Year 2006
Description: This report includes national and state summary data on public libraries in the 50 states and the District of Columbia, with an introduction, selected findings, and several tables. The report, based on data from the Public Libraries Survey for fiscal year 2006, includes information on population of legal service area, service outlets, library collections and services, full-time equivalent staff, and operating revenue and expenditures. The report includes several key findings: Nationwide, visits to public libraries totaled 1.4 billion, or 4.8 library visits per capita. The average number of Internet terminals available for public use per stationary outlet was 11.8.
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Cover Date: December 2008
Web Release: December 2008    
Print Release: This Publication will only be available online.
Authors: C. Arturo Manjarrez, Everett Henderson, Kim A. Miller, Terri Craig, Suzanne Dorinski, Michael Freeman, Jennifer Keng, Loretta McKenzie, Patricia O'Shea, Cynthia Ramsey, and Cindy Sheckells
Type of Product: Publication 
Survey: Public Library Survey
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