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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 2018"Because CT's Libraries Want to Remain Ahead of the Curve"  Libraries Transform

All Connecticut public libraries, including non-principal public libraries, are expected to complete the Statistical Survey before the deadline of November 15, 2018. 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

  • When you are ready to complete the survey, download the 2018 Excel (.xlsx) report form and return it by email when completed.
  • A list of the questions and instructions are provided below.
  • Contact me if you have any problems with the report form.

2018 Report Form, List of Questions, Instructions are below

State Aid has been suspended indefinitely

  • There is no funding for State Aid either in the FY2018 or FY2019 budgets.
  • Connecticut public libraries are still required, by statute (CGS  Sec. 11-25 (a)), to submit an Annual Report.
  • borrowIT CT (Connecticard) funding is not affected by changes in State Aid funding, but only those libraries that submit their Annual Report by the deadline will be eligible for borrowIT reimbursement payments.

For any year after FY2015, contact me (contact information below) for copies of reports submitted.

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RBDigital Circulation Statistics via researchIT CT
These statistics for each public library will be provided for you in the Annual Report.



Interlibrary Loan Statistics

Public Libraries - use the Annual Report to submit their ILL stats.
ILL Monthly Worksheets (provided 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
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