Texas Public Library Summary for 2003

Public Library Statistics by System

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Alamo Area Library System - AALS

Summary
Members Non-members Totals
Libraries reporting 46 0 46
Population served (SFY 2005) 2,008,119 0 2,008,119
Population unserved (SFY 2005) 33,846
Number of branches 25 0 25
Number of bookmobiles 1 0 1
Public service outlets 1 0 1
EXPENDITURES ($)
Members Non-members Totals
Salaries and wages 13,267,840 0 13,267,840
Employee benefits 4,061,937 0 4,061,937
Subtotal: wages and benefits 17,329,777 0 17,329,777
Print materials 3,576,862 0 3,576,862
Serial subscriptions 548,932 0 548,932
Other materials 848,674 0 848,674
Subtotal: library materials 4,974,468 0 4,974,468
Furniture and equipment 578,373 0 578,373
Other operating expenses 4,086,349 0 4,086,349
Subtotal: miscellaneous 4,664,722 0 4,664,722
Total direct expenditures 26,968,967 0 26,968,967
Indirect costs 10,544 0 10,544
Total operating expenditures 26,979,511 0 26,979,511
Salaries & wages per capita 6.61 0.00 6.61
Materials expend. per capita 2.48 0.00 2.48
Total operating expend. per capita 13.44 0.00 13.44
Capital Outlay 1,473,818 0 1,473,818
% of Total Operating Expenses


Wages & benefits
64% 0% 64%
% of Total Operating Expenses


Library materials
18% 0% 18%
% of Total Operating Expenses


Miscellaneous other
17% 0% 17%
% of Total Operating Expenses


Indirect costs
0% 0% 0%
INCOME BY SOURCE ($)
Members Non-members Totals
City 23,065,206 0 23,065,206
County 2,189,261 0 2,189,261
School district 202,440 0 202,440
Subtotal: local gov't income 25,456,907 0 25,456,907
Foundation and corporate grants 1,076,657 0 1,076,657
Federal LSTA funds 299,516 0 299,516
Other federal funds 26,624 0 26,624
State funds 332,276 0 332,276
Other local income 519,732 0 519,732
Subtotal: all other income 1,596,389 0 1,596,389
Total income 27,711,712 0 27,711,712
Local gov't income per capita 12.68 0.00 12.68
Total income per capita 13.80 0.00 13.80
LIBRARY COLLECTION
Members Non-members Totals
Books & serials - titles 1,112,558 0 1,112,558
Books & serials - items 2,890,837 0 2,890,837
Books & serials - items per capita 1.44 0.00 1.44
Government documents - items 434,964 0 434,964
Electronic format materials - items 46 0 46
Other library materials - items 26,720 0 26,720
Total collection - titles 1,271,765 0 1,271,765
Total collection - items 3,739,315 0 3,739,315
Total collection - items per capita 1.86 0.00 1.86
Current subscriptions 4,689 0 4,689
LOCAL LIBRARY SERVICES
Members Non-members Totals
Total library circulation 7,369,805 0 7,369,805
Circulations per capita 3.67 0.00 3.67
Circulations per paid staff member 13,545 0 13,545
Circulations per hour 46.59 0.00 46.59
Circulations per library visit 1.30 0.00 1.30
Circulation of juvenile materials 3,001,755 0 3,001,755
Collection turnover rate 1.97 0.00 1.97
Reference transactions 1,425,232 0 1,425,232
Reference transactions per capita 0.71 0.00 0.71
Library program attendance 297,393 0 297,393
Program attendance per capita 0.15 0.00 0.15
Attendance at juvenile programs 250,143 0 250,143
Libraries with Internet access 46 0 46
Number of library visits 5,673,503 0 5,673,503
Library visits per capita 2.83 0.00 2.83
STAFFING (FTEs)
Members Non-members Totals
Librarians with ALA-MLS 137.00 0.00 137.00
Other librarians 34.77 0.00 34.77
Other paid staff 372.31 0.00 372.31
Total paid staff 544.08 0.00 544.08
Population per ALA-MLS 14,658 0 14,658
Population per total paid staff 3,691 0 3,691
Total volunteer hours 93,463 0 93,463
FACILITIES
Members Non-members Totals
Main library - square footage 505,002 0 505,002
Main + branches - square footage 717,694 0 717,694
Square footage per capita 0.36 0.00 0.36

Big Country Library System - BCLS

Members Non-members Totals
Libraries reporting 38 5 43
Population served (SFY 2005) 423,439 20,532 443,971
Population unserved (SFY 2005) 22,254
Number of branches 4 0 4
Number of bookmobiles 1 0 1
Public service outlets 6 1 7
EXPENDITURES ($)
Members Non-members Totals
Salaries and wages 2,648,602 45,899 2,694,501
Employee benefits 775,702 4,255 779,957
Subtotal: wages and benefits 3,424,964 50,154 3,475,118
Print materials 693,861 7,627 701,488
Serial subscriptions 121,043 1,226 122,269
Other materials 146,381 1,263 147,644
Subtotal: library materials 961,285 10,116 971,401
Furniture and equipment 66,898 104 67,002
Other operating expenses 880,790 28,106 908,896
Subtotal: miscellaneous 947,688 28,210 975,898
Total direct expenditures 5,333,937 88,480 5,422,417
Indirect costs 32,702 0 32,702
Total operating expenditures 5,366,639 88,480 5,455,119
Salaries & wages per capita 6.25 2.24 7.83
Materials expend. per capita 2.27 0.49 2.19
Total operating expend. per capita 12.67 4.31 12.29
Capital Outlay 629,808 1,636 631,444
% of Total Operating Expenses


Wages & benefits
64% 57% 64%
% of Total Operating Expenses


Library materials
18% 11% 18%
% of Total Operating Expenses


Miscellaneous other
18% 32% 18%
% of Total Operating Expenses


Indirect costs
1% 0% 1%
INCOME BY SOURCE ($)
Members Non-members Totals
City 2,638,043 18,123 2,656,166
County 2,385,071 14,100 2,399,171
School district 0 0 0
Subtotal: local gov't income 5,023,114 32,223 5,055,337
Foundation and corporate grants 23,266 0 23,266
Federal LSTA funds 80,616 0 80,616
Other federal funds 7,454 0 7,454
State funds 73,086 0 73,086
Other local income 489,431 73,550 562,981
Subtotal: all other income 512,697 73,550 586,247
Total income 5,696,967 105,773 5,802,740
Local gov't income per capita 11.86 1.57 11.39
Total income per capita 13.45 5.15 13.07
LIBRARY COLLECTION
Members Non-members Totals
Books & serials - titles 956,090 42,444 998,534
Books & serials - items 1,205,896 59,817 1,265,713
Books & serials - items per capita 2.85 2.91 2.85
Government documents - items 32,739 36 32,775
Electronic format materials - items 94 0 94
Other library materials - items 7,905 197 8,102
Total collection - titles 1,121,563 54,368 1,175,931
Total collection - items 1,442,565 72,829 1,515,394
Total collection - items per capita 3.41 3.55 3.41
Current subscriptions 1,326 42 1,368
LOCAL LIBRARY SERVICES
Members Non-members Totals
Total library circulation 1,810,155 30,563 1,840,718
Circulations per capita 4.27 1.49 4.15
Circulations per paid staff member 13,821 7,277 13,618
Circulations per hour 23.97 5.88 22.80
Circulations per library visit 1.50 1.35 1.49
Circulation of juvenile materials 448,001 3,950 451,951
Collection turnover rate 1.25 0.42 1.21
Reference transactions 304,041 2,019 306,060
Reference transactions per capita 0.72 0.10 0.69
Library program attendance 72,957 692 73,649
Program attendance per capita 0.17 0.03 0.17
Attendance at juvenile programs 53,797 450 54,247
Libraries with Internet access 38 5 43
Number of library visits 1,209,269 22,682 1,231,951
Library visits per capita 2.86 1.10 2.77
STAFFING (FTEs)
Members Non-members Totals
Librarians with ALA-MLS 18.37 0.00 18.37
Other librarians 31.28 3.20 34.48
Other paid staff 81.32 1.00 82.32
Total paid staff 130.97 4.20 135.17
Population per ALA-MLS 23,051 0 24,168
Population per total paid staff 3,233 4,889 3,285
Total volunteer hours 43,182 9,587 52,768
FACILITIES
Members Non-members Totals
Main library - square footage 219,311 13,711 233,022
Main + branches - square footage 233,437 13,711 247,148
Square footage per capita 0.55 0.67 0.56

Central Texas Library System - CTLS

Members Non-members Totals
Libraries reporting 76 1 77
Population served (SFY 2005) 2,017,571 3,342 2,020,913
Population unserved (SFY 2005) 414,044
Number of branches 39 0 39
Number of bookmobiles 1 0 1
Public service outlets 16 0 16
EXPENDITURES ($)
Members Non-members Totals
Salaries and wages 20,943,472 . 20,943,472
Employee benefits 6,139,210 0 6,139,210
Subtotal: wages and benefits 27,082,682 965 27,083,647
Print materials 3,103,942 1,794 3,105,736
Serial subscriptions 710,330 0 710,330
Other materials 1,083,455 150 1,083,605
Subtotal: library materials 4,897,727 1,944 4,899,671
Furniture and equipment 260,936 1,568 262,504
Other operating expenses 5,509,330 248 5,509,578
Subtotal: miscellaneous 5,770,266 1,816 5,772,082
Total direct expenditures 37,750,675 4,725 37,755,400
Indirect costs 4,700 0 4,700
Total operating expenditures 37,755,375 4,725 37,760,100
Salaries & wages per capita 10.38 0.09 13.40
Materials expend. per capita 2.43 0.58 2.42
Total operating expend. per capita 18.71 1.41 18.68
Capital Outlay 10,133,040 0 10,133,040
% of Total Operating Expenses


Wages & benefits
72% 20% 72%
% of Total Operating Expenses


Library materials
13% 41% 13%
% of Total Operating Expenses


Miscellaneous other
15% 38% 15%
% of Total Operating Expenses


Indirect costs
0% 0% 0%
INCOME BY SOURCE ($)
Members Non-members Totals
City 35,360,534 1,200 35,361,734
County 1,550,638 2,500 1,553,138
School district 156,149 0 156,149
Subtotal: local gov't income 37,067,321 3,700 37,071,021
Foundation and corporate grants 344,028 2,400 346,428
Federal LSTA funds 52,500 0 52,500
Other federal funds 16,969 0 16,969
State funds 295,395 0 295,395
Other local income 967,772 390 968,162
Subtotal: all other income 1,311,800 2,790 1,314,590
Total income 38,743,985 6,490 38,750,475
Local gov't income per capita 18.37 1.11 18.34
Total income per capita 19.20 1.94 19.17
LIBRARY COLLECTION
Members Non-members Totals
Books & serials - titles 2,767,278 . 2,767,278
Books & serials - items 4,080,844 7,602 4,088,446
Books & serials - items per capita 2.02 2.27 2.02
Government documents - items 1,226 0 1,226
Electronic format materials - items 984 0 984
Other library materials - items 61,650 0 61,650
Total collection - titles 3,118,629 0 3,118,629
Total collection - items 4,556,203 10,251 4,566,454
Total collection - items per capita 2.26 3.07 2.26
Current subscriptions 8,115 8 8,123
LOCAL LIBRARY SERVICES
Members Non-members Totals
Total library circulation 9,710,798 2,319 9,713,117
Circulations per capita 4.81 0.69 4.81
Circulations per paid staff member 13,622 4,638 13,616
Circulations per hour 39.28 2.27 39.12
Circulations per library visit 1.27 1.96 1.27
Circulation of juvenile materials 3,826,985 773 3,827,758
Collection turnover rate 2.13 0.23 2.13
Reference transactions 1,226,495 156 1,226,651
Reference transactions per capita 0.61 0.05 0.61
Library program attendance 507,401 160 507,561
Program attendance per capita 0.25 0.05 0.25
Attendance at juvenile programs 422,802 60 422,862
Libraries with Internet access 76 1 77
Number of library visits 7,653,521 1,183 7,654,704
Library visits per capita 3.79 0.35 3.79
STAFFING (FTEs)
Members Non-members Totals
Librarians with ALA-MLS 166.85 0.00 166.85
Other librarians 77.89 0.50 78.39
Other paid staff 468.14 0.00 468.14
Total paid staff 712.88 0.50 713.38
Population per ALA-MLS 12,092 0 12,112
Population per total paid staff 2,830 6,684 2,833
Total volunteer hours 198,157 1,340 199,497
FACILITIES
Members Non-members Totals
Main library - square footage 700,256 3,572 703,828
Main + branches - square footage 1,070,039 3,572 1,073,611
Square footage per capita 0.53 1.07 0.53

Houston Area Library System - HALS

Summary
Members Non-members Totals
Libraries reporting 67 2 69
Population served (SFY 2005) 5,566,250 23,986 5,590,236
Population unserved (SFY 2005) 278,514
Number of branches 106 0 106
Number of bookmobiles 3 0 3
Public service outlets 149 0 149
EXPENDITURES ($)
Members Non-members Totals
Salaries and wages 46,674,893 1 46,674,894
Employee benefits 14,259,703 0 14,259,703
Subtotal: wages and benefits 60,934,596 1 60,934,597
Print materials 10,152,070 4,885 10,156,955
Serial subscriptions 2,177,761 118 2,177,879
Other materials 2,812,791 139 2,812,930
Subtotal: library materials 15,163,831 5,142 15,168,973
Furniture and equipment 881,835 130 881,965
Other operating expenses 13,443,624 5,088 13,448,712
Subtotal: miscellaneous 14,319,459 5,218 14,324,677
Total direct expenditures 90,423,886 10,361 90,434,247
Indirect costs 1,305,483 0 1,305,483
Total operating expenditures 91,729,369 10,361 91,739,730
Salaries & wages per capita 8.39 0.00 10.90
Materials expend. per capita 2.72 0.21 2.71
Total operating expend. per capita 16.48 0.43 16.41
Capital Outlay 8,451,460 930 8,452,390
% of Total Operating Expenses


Wages & benefits
66% 0% 66%
% of Total Operating Expenses


Library materials
17% 50% 17%
% of Total Operating Expenses


Miscellaneous other
16% 50% 16%
% of Total Operating Expenses


Indirect costs
1% 0% 1%
INCOME BY SOURCE ($)
Members Non-members Totals
City 52,323,381 0 52,323,381
County 37,095,699 5,000 37,100,699
School district 95,273 0 95,273
Subtotal: local gov't income 89,507,853 5,000 89,512,853
Foundation and corporate grants 1,493,775 0 1,493,775
Federal LSTA funds 0 0 0
Other federal funds 292,959 0 292,959
State funds 1,166,538 1,550 1,168,088
Other local income 2,358,657 11,106 2,369,763
Subtotal: all other income 3,852,432 11,106 3,863,538
Total income 94,826,282 17,656 94,843,938
Local gov't income per capita 16.08 0.21 16.01
Total income per capita 17.04 0.74 16.97
LIBRARY COLLECTION
Members Non-members Totals
Books & serials - titles 4,356,964 9106 4,366,070
Books & serials - items 8,922,034 14,116 8,936,150
Books & serials - items per capita 1.60 0.59 1.60
Government documents - items 906,864 0 906,864
Electronic format materials - items 50,850 0 50,850
Other library materials - items 785,359 540 785,899
Total collection - titles 5,585,858 12284 5,598,142
Total collection - items 12,546,269 22,294 12,568,563
Total collection - items per capita 2.25 0.93 2.25
Current subscriptions 30,422 5 30,427
LOCAL LIBRARY SERVICES
Members Non-members Totals
Total library circulation 25,190,213 7,500 25,197,713
Circulations per capita 4.53 0.31 4.51
Circulations per paid staff member 15,448 15,000 15,448
Circulations per hour 63.77 2.44 63.29
Circulations per library visit 1.68 2.83 1.68
Circulation of juvenile materials 10,263,363 439 10,263,802
Collection turnover rate 2.01 0.34 2.00
Reference transactions 5,279,332 350 5,279,682
Reference transactions per capita 0.95 0.01 0.94
Library program attendance 909,638 463 910,101
Program attendance per capita 0.16 0.02 0.16
Attendance at juvenile programs 692,642 330 692,972
Libraries with Internet access 67 2 69
Number of library visits 15,012,117 2,652 15,014,769
Library visits per capita 2.70 0.11 2.69
STAFFING (FTEs)
Members Non-members Totals
Librarians with ALA-MLS 370.25 0.00 370.25
Other librarians 126.21 0.50 126.71
Other paid staff 1,134.16 0.00 1,134.16
Total paid staff 1,630.62 0.50 1,631.12
Population per ALA-MLS 15,034 0 15,099
Population per total paid staff 3,414 47,972 3,427
Total volunteer hours 214,649 3,419 218,068
FACILITIES
Members Non-members Totals
Main library - square footage 1,342,312 1,800 1,344,112
Main + branches - square footage 2,369,294 1,800 2,371,094
Square footage per capita 0.43 0.08 0.42

Northeast Texas Library System - NETLS

Summary
Members Non-members Totals
Libraries reporting 105 2 107
Population served (SFY 2005) 4,108,047 52,492 4,160,539
Population unserved (SFY 2005) 283,416
Number of branches 46 1 47
Number of bookmobiles 5 0 5
Public service outlets 62 0 62
EXPENDITURES ($)
Members Non-members Totals
Salaries and wages 47,323,222 133,077 47,456,299
Employee benefits 12,052,193 39,861 12,092,054
Subtotal: wages and benefits 59,391,485 172,938 59,564,423
Print materials 7,119,594 30,106 7,149,700
Serial subscriptions 1,816,499 589 1,817,088
Other materials 1,831,490 3,918 1,835,408
Subtotal: library materials 10,770,587 34,613 10,805,200
Furniture and equipment 458,801 10,500 469,301
Other operating expenses 10,239,673 7,204 10,246,877
Subtotal: miscellaneous 10,698,474 17,704 10,716,178
Total direct expenditures 80,860,546 225,255 81,085,801
Indirect costs 1,000,022 0 1,000,022
Total operating expenditures 81,860,568 225,255 82,085,823
Salaries & wages per capita 11.52 2.54 14.32
Materials expend. per capita 2.62 0.66 2.60
Total operating expend. per capita 19.93 4.29 19.73
Capital Outlay 1,804,899 36,000 1,840,899
% of Total Operating Expenses


Wages & benefits
73% 77% 73%
% of Total Operating Expenses


Library materials
13% 15% 13%
% of Total Operating Expenses


Miscellaneous other
13% 8% 13%
% of Total Operating Expenses


Indirect costs
1% 0% 1%
INCOME BY SOURCE ($)
Members Non-members Totals
City 75,755,010 10,000 75,765,010
County 2,765,419 165,111 2,930,530
School district 653,983 0 653,983
Subtotal: local gov't income 79,174,412 175,111 79,349,523
Foundation and corporate grants 560,434 15,000 575,434
Federal LSTA funds 109,445 0 109,445
Other federal funds 78,449 0 78,449
State funds 1,452,314 0 1,452,314
Other local income 2,996,726 45,704 3,042,430
Subtotal: all other income 3,557,160 60,704 3,617,864
Total income 84,371,780 235,815 84,607,595
Local gov't income per capita 19.27 3.34 19.07
Total income per capita 20.54 4.49 20.34
LIBRARY COLLECTION
Members Non-members Totals
Books & serials - titles 5,325,540 80,406 5,405,946
Books & serials - items 8,451,037 83,897 8,534,934
Books & serials - items per capita 2.06 1.60 2.05
Government documents - items 1,877,715 20 1,877,735
Electronic format materials - items 3,827 0 3,827
Other library materials - items 1,808,751 246 1,808,997
Total collection - titles 7,682,621 85,809 7,768,430
Total collection - items 12,867,982 91,178 12,959,160
Total collection - items per capita 3.13 1.74 3.11
Current subscriptions 16,267 108 16,375
LOCAL LIBRARY SERVICES
Members Non-members Totals
Total library circulation 21,325,658 163,973 21,489,631
Circulations per capita 5.19 3.12 5.17
Circulations per paid staff member 14,551 24,256 14,596
Circulations per hour 64.66 27.39 63.99
Circulations per library visit 1.54 2.25 1.54
Circulation of juvenile materials 8,387,708 40,419 8,428,127
Collection turnover rate 1.66 1.80 1.66
Reference transactions 7,528,720 13,625 7,542,345
Reference transactions per capita 1.83 0.26 1.81
Library program attendance 1,022,464 2,593 1,025,057
Program attendance per capita 0.25 0.05 0.25
Attendance at juvenile programs 761,836 2,409 764,245
Libraries with Internet access 105 2 107
Number of library visits 13,891,757 73,039 13,964,796
Library visits per capita 3.38 1.39 3.36
STAFFING (FTEs)
Members Non-members Totals
Librarians with ALA-MLS 413.23 0.00 413.23
Other librarians 85.44 1.83 87.27
Other paid staff 967.89 4.93 972.82
Total paid staff 1,465.56 6.76 1,472.32
Population per ALA-MLS 9,941 0 10,068
Population per total paid staff 2,803 7,765 2,826
Total volunteer hours 237,431 2,529 2,339,960
FACILITIES
Members Non-members Totals
Main library - square footage 1,871,242 17,742 1,888,984
Main + branches - square footage 2,532,203 21,242 2,553,445
Square footage per capita 0.62 0.40 0.61
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