California Public Library Statistics: Ready Reports

 

California Public Library Staff: To access reports for your own library's statistics, including infographics and other handouts, visit your LibPAS account at https://ca.countingopinions.com/. Login and passwords are held by library directors and other account holders in your library. Questions? Contact Meg DePriest (meg.depriest@library.ca.gov) or Lindsay Thomas (llt@countingopinions.com)

 

All Data

2019-20 All Data   2018-19 All Data   2017-18 All Data   

2016-2017 All Data    

2015-16 All Data         

2019-20 Outlet Data   

2018-2019 Outlet Data    

2017-18 Outlet Data         

2016-2017 Outlet Data        2015-2016 Outlet Data        

 

Trend Data - 5/10 Years

Data for all public libraries in selected areas for the past five fiscal years

Library Visits per Capita        Total Collection per Capita        Circulation per Capita       Total Expenditures per Capita

Data for all public libraries in selected areas for the past ten fiscal years

Library Visits per Capita        Total Collection per Capita       Circulation per Capita       Total Expenditures per Capita


State Data Key Ratios

Data on key areas for all public libraries in the state

Summary Key Ratios 



Resources
Data on income and expenditures for all public libraries in the state.

Income

Expenditure        

Services

Data on facilities, open hours, programming, collections, staffing and technology services for all public libraries in the state

Facility & Hours       

Programs

Collection

Staffing

Tech Resources

Use
Data on circulation, borrowers, visits, program attendance, reference and technology usage for all public libraries in the state

Circulation

Borrowers

Visits

Program Attendance    

Reference

ILL  

Technology Use


All data contained herein is supplied directly by each of the public libraries of California through the Public Library Survey, administered annually by the California State Library (CSL) on behalf of the federal Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).

 Tips:

In each report you may click on the Bar graph icon to convert to bar graph format, or the Excel icon to convert to spreadsheet. Library personnel have access to additional report formats and date ranges using their LibPAS account.

Display more libraries: Increase the number of displayed rows at the bottom of the report.

Sorting: Click on the arrow at the top of any column to sort libraries, i.e. by population size, etc.

Printing: For larger print-outs adjust your "Page Setup" i.e. "Legal" or "Landscape".

Bar graphs: To enlarge a bar graph click on "Expand" icon toward bottom right of graph (Windows). To print bar graphs right-click on the graph and Save under "My Pictures". Retrieve this file from "My Pictures" or "Recent Documents" and click on the Printer icon (Windows).

The Ready Reports on statewide public library metrics is a new service of the California State Library.  Please click HERE to provide suggestions or comments to improve this resource.