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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.

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

2017 Report Form, List of Questions, Instructions are below

State Aid for FY2018

  • We do not expect to be making State Aid payments in FY2018, but nothing is certain until a budget is passed. State Aid payments were suspended in FY2017.
  • 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 FY2016 and FY2015 (alternate report form users), contact me (contact information below) for copies of reports submitted.

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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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