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Statistics for Connecticut Public Libraries: Annual Report

Start here for information on obtaining and using library statistics for your library, and for libraries throughout Connecticut and the United States.

Annual Report Information

The Annual Report for 2017

All Connecticut public libraries, including non-principal public libraries, are expected to complete the Statistical Survey before the deadline of November 15, 2017. The Survey is the source for all information provided to the federal government (IMLS) regarding public libraries in Connecticut. The Survey is also the source of information for Connecticut's Public Libraries: A Statistical Profile and other resources available in this Guide.

How to Complete the Survey"Because CT's Libraries Want to Remain Ahead of the Curve"  Libraries Transform

  • When you are ready to complete the survey, download the Excel (.xlsx) report form (available below) and return it when completed. NOTE:  The report form for 2017 will be made available in late July.
  • A list of the questions and instructions are provided below.
  • Contact me if you have any problems with the report form.

2016 Report Form, List of Questions, Instructions are below (2017 form, instructions, etc. will be available in late July)

State Aid for FY2018

State Aid funding for FY2018 has been suspended, as it was for FY2017

  • There will be no State Aid payments.
  • Connecticut public libraries are still required, by statute (CGS  Sec. 11-25 (a)), to submit an Annual Report.
  • borrowIT CT (Ccard) funding has not been affected by this suspension, but only those libraries that submit their Annual Report by the deadline will be eligible for borrowIT reimbursement payments.
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researchIT CT One Click Digital E-Content Circulation

These circulation statistics for each public library will be provided for you in the Annual Report.

Interlibrary Loan Statistics

Reporting Interlibrary Loan Statistics:

Public Libraries - use the Annual Report to submit ILL stats.
Academic & Special Libraries - Will no longer report their ILL statistics to the State Library.

ILL Monthly Worksheets (below) - to help libraries keep track of ILL stats

Contact Information

Tom Newman, Statistics & Grant Administration

Division of Library Development
Connecticut State Library
231 Capitol Ave.
Hartford, CT  06106
860-757-6573
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