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Use of Iowa Public Libraries 2008

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Keywords
  • Special Libraries
  • Library Systems
  • Libraries And Archives
  • Public Libraries

Abstract

Library Usage Charts.xlsx Increased Use of Iowa Public Libraries 1,500,000 1,600,000 1,700,000 1,800,000 1,900,000 2,000,000 1998 2000 2002 2004 2006 2008 1, 63 2, 95 8 1, 68 0, 37 7 1, 72 9, 54 7 1, 74 7, 28 7 1, 73 4, 26 3 1, 76 3, 57 0 1, 81 9, 18 3 1, 86 3, 37 6 1, 89 8, 75 8 1, 98 0, 59 9 1, 99 7, 45 0 Iowa Public Library Card Holders 22% increase since 1998 66.5% 56.3% 57.6% 59.1% 59.6% 59.1% 59.9% 61.6% 62.8% 63.7% 66.3%66.5% of Iowans were registered borrowers in 2008 28,000,000 3 49 5 5, 54 4 77 ,3 10 Iowa Public Library Checkouts 12% increase since 1998 * 22,000,000 24,000,000 26,000,000 1998 2000 2002 2004 2006 2008 25 ,1 49 ,7 66 23 ,5 81 ,9 76 25 ,1 20 ,2 57 25 ,4 68 ,8 24 26 ,3 58 ,3 37 26 ,7 67 ,2 47 26 ,4 18 ,9 99 27 ,3 79 ,1 4 3 27 ,7 54 ,4 28 ,3 35 28 ,2 7 *Checkouts down 0.2% ‐ The downtown Cedar Rapids Public Library closed June 11, 2008 due to flooding 10,000,000 12,000,000 14,000,000 16,000,000 18,000,000 1998 2000 2002 2004 2006 2008 12 ,8 76 ,6 36 13 ,3 21 ,7 06 14 ,0 75 ,7 22 13 ,9 51 ,7 96 14 ,6 38 ,4 68 15 ,6 28 ,3 24 15 ,3 32 ,1 45 16 ,1 64 ,7 04 16 ,6 36 ,6 93 17 ,5 64 ,6 74 18 ,0 93 ,3 62 Iowa Public Library Visits 41% increase since 1998

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