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Statistics for Connecticut Public Libraries: Statistical Profile

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

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Connecticut Public Library Snapshot

  • 169 Towns in Connecticut
  • 165 Principal Public Libraries
  • 4 Towns with no libraries (contract with other towns)
  • 26 Non-Principal Public Libraries
  • 191 Total Public Libraries (counting by administrative unit)
  • 47 Branch Libraries
  • 238 Total Libraries including Branches
  • 5 Libraries have Bookmobiles
  • 243 Total Library “Outlets” (including branches and bookmobiles)

State Data Coordinator

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Maria Bernier
Middletown Library Service Center
786 South Main St.
Middletown, CT 06457

Connecticut's Public Libraries: A Statistical Profile

2019 Statistical Profile: July 2018 to June 2019. Official version, released January 6, 2020.

The CT Public Library Annual Report provides the data for this Profile.

Data organized by library and by municipality:

Use the filter/sort tool that allows users to choose specific libraries by any variable (including population and wealth) and then sort them by any variable. This is an important tool if you are trying to compare libraries that serve the same size and type of community. To make your own charts and reports from this profile, go to the Chart & Report Creators page.

Statewide data representing all CT public libraries:

Long-Term Data and Trends

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