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Statistics for Connecticut Public Libraries: Flyers, Articles, & Reports

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

Statistics Reports & Publications for Connecticut

Statewide StatisticsStatistical Trends of Connecticut Public Libraries

CT Public Libraries: Statistical Trends, 2001-2017
    (includes commentary)

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

Publications on Statistics Issues

Statistics Advocacy Flyers

Connecticut Version and Individual Library Version both using FY2017 data are now available.

For a customized version for your library, contact Tom Newman ( and indicate if you want a PDF version or a Publisher (editable) version.

Connecticut Statistics Advocacy Flyer     Example of an individual library statistics advocacy flyer

Connecticut Public Library Snapshot

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

Contact Information

Tom Newman, Statistics & Grant Administration

Division of Library Development
Connecticut State Library
231 Capitol Ave.
Hartford, CT  06106
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