Texas Public Library Summary for 2004

Texas Public Library System Statistics for 2004: Part 2

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System: AALS

LIBRARY COLLECTION
Members Non-members Totals
Books + serials-titles: 1,575,352 0 1,575,352
Books + serials-items: 2,771,023 0 2,771,023
Books + serials-items per 1.38 0.00 1.38
Govt documents - items: 788,874 0 788,874
Electronic format 719 0 719
Other library materials-items: 27,295 0 27,295
Total collection -titles: 1,827,100 0 1,827,100
Total collection -items: 4,045,976 0 4,045,976
Total collection -items per 2.01 0.00 2.01
Current subscriptions: 4,673 0 4,673
Members Non-members Totals
LOCAL LIBRARY SERVICES
Total library circulation 8,284,629 0 8,284,629
Circulations per capita 4.13 0.00 4.13
Circulations per paid staff 14,686 0 14,686
Circulations per hour 50 0 50
Circulation per library visit 1.38 0.00 1.38
Circulation of juvenile 3,237,431 0 3,237,431
Collection turnover rate 2.05 0.00 2.05
Reference transactions 1,405,613 0 1,405,613
Reference transactions per 0.70 0.00 0.70
Library program attendance 332,664 0 332,664
Program attendance per capita 0.17 0.00 0.17
Attendance at juvenile 305,356 0 305,356
Library access to the Internet 46 0 46
Number of library visits 6,018,101 0 6,018,101
Library visits per capita 3.00 0.00 3.00
Members Non-members Totals
STAFFING (FTEs)
Librarians with ALA-MLS 150 0 150
Other librarians 35 0 35
Other paid staff 379 0 379
Total paid staff 564 0 564
Population per ALA-MLS 13,387 13,387
Population per total paid staff 3,559 0 3,559
Total volunteer hours 98,124 0 98,124
Members Non-members Totals
FACILITIES
Main library - square footage 534,583 0 534,583
Main + branches - sq footage 775,804 0 775,804
Square footage per capita 0 0 0

System: BCLS

LIBRARY COLLECTION
Members Non-members Totals
Books + serials-titles: 997,604 58,026 1,055,630
Books + serials-items: 1,195,288 77,441 1,272,729
Books + serials-items per 2.84 3.40 3.02
Govt documents - items: 4,160 48 4,208
Electronic format 42 0 42
Other library materials-items: 8,353 14,121 22,474
Total collection -titles: 1,169,472 70,943 1,240,415
Total collection -items: 1,418,484 91,629 1,510,113
Total collection -items per 3.37 4.03 3.59
Current subscriptions: 1,221 72 1,293
Members Non-members Totals
LOCAL LIBRARY SERVICES
Total library circulation 1,857,645 45,700 1,903,345
Circulations per capita 4.41 2.01 4.52
Circulations per paid staff 14,306 9,140 14,115
Circulations per hour 26 7 24
Circulation per library visit 1.52 1.65 1.52
Circulation of juvenile 447,159 6,903 454,062
Collection turnover rate 1.31 0.50 1.26
Reference transactions 394,090 2,826 396,916
Reference transactions per 0.94 0.12 0.94
Library program attendance 56,565 2,221 58,786
Program attendance per capita 0.13 0.10 0.14
Attendance at juvenile 46,713 1,475 48,188
Library access to the Internet 37 6 43
Number of library visits 1,222,478 27,662 1,250,140
Library visits per capita 2.90 1.22 2.97
Members Non-members Totals
STAFFING (FTEs)
Librarians with ALA-MLS 19 0 19
Other librarians 29 4 33
Other paid staff 82 1 83
Total paid staff 130 5 135
Population per ALA-MLS 22,769 22,769
Population per total paid staff 3,244 4,550.40 3,124
Total volunteer hours 37,701 12,488 50,189
Members Non-members Totals
FACILITIES
Main library - square footage 217,187 15,835 233,022
Main + branches - sq footage 231,313 15,835 247,148
Square footage per capita 1 1 1

System: CTLS

LIBRARY COLLECTION
Members Non-members Totals
Books + serials-titles: 2,827,235 14,426 2,841,661
Books + serials-items: 4,191,170 18,213 4,209,383
Books + serials-items per 2.07 1.69 2.08
Govt documents - items: 16,265 200 16,465
Electronic format 5,314 0 5,314
Other library materials-items: 61,778 4,508 66,286
Total collection -titles: 3,203,051 16,079 3,219,130
Total collection -items: 4,710,278 22,921 4,733,199
Total collection -items per 2.32 2.12 2.33
Current subscriptions: 8,019 23 8,042
Members Non-members Totals
LOCAL LIBRARY SERVICES
Total library circulation 10,028,192 13,686 10,041,878
Circulations per capita 4.95 1.27 4.95
Circulations per paid staff 14,405 12,442 14,402
Circulations per hour 43 6 43
Circulation per library visit 1.32 1.61 1.32
Circulation of juvenile 3,817,809 1,710 3,819,519
Collection turnover rate 2.13 0.60 2.12
Reference transactions 1,241,246 342 1,241,588
Reference transactions per 0.61 0.03 0.61
Library program attendance 507,057 372 507,429
Program attendance per capita 0.25 0.03 0.25
Attendance at juvenile 433,343 372 433,715
Library access to the Internet 76 2 78
Number of library visits 7,611,213 8,491 7,619,704
Library visits per capita 3.75 0.79 3.76
Members Non-members Totals
STAFFING (FTEs)
Librarians with ALA-MLS 159 0 159
Other librarians 81 1 82
Other paid staff 456 0 456
Total paid staff 696 1 697
Population per ALA-MLS 12,728 12,728
Population per total paid staff 2,912 9,819.09 2,907
Total volunteer hours 196,786 5,300 202,086
Members Non-members Totals
FACILITIES
Main library - square footage 712,295 7,172 719,467
Main + branches - sq footage 1,093,332 7,172 1,100,504
Square footage per capita 1 1 1

System: HALS

LIBRARY COLLECTION
Members Non-members Totals
Books + serials-titles: 4,536,381 6,887 4,543,268
Books + serials-items: 9,111,949 11,887 9,123,836
Books + serials-items per 1.63 0.56 1.63
Govt documents - items: 639,987 0 639,987
Electronic format 63,677 0 63,677
Other library materials-items: 800,743 5,870 806,613
Total collection -titles: 5,886,029 7,487 5,893,516
Total collection -items: 12,431,827 17,757 12,449,584
Total collection -items per 2.23 0.84 2.23
Current subscriptions: 31,744 0 31,744
Members Non-members Totals
LOCAL LIBRARY SERVICES
Total library circulation 25,731,588 9,538 25,741,126
Circulations per capita 4.61 0.45 4.61
Circulations per paid staff 15,171 95,380 15,176
Circulations per hour 68 4 67
Circulation per library visit 1.65 0.92 1.65
Circulation of juvenile 11,230,243 1,162 11,231,405
Collection turnover rate 2.07 0.54 2.07
Reference transactions 5,705,415 50 5,705,465
Reference transactions per 1.02 0.00 1.02
Library program attendance 1,015,047 299 1,015,346
Program attendance per capita 0.18 0.01 0.18
Attendance at juvenile 800,737 0 800,737
Library access to the Internet 70 2 72
Number of library visits 15,622,690 10,320 15,633,010
Library visits per capita 2.80 0.49 2.80
Members Non-members Totals
STAFFING (FTEs)
Librarians with ALA-MLS 378 0 378
Other librarians 124 0 124
Other paid staff 1,194 0 1,194
Total paid staff 1,696 0 1,696
Population per ALA-MLS 14,781 14,781
Population per total paid staff 3,292 210,500.00 3,292
Total volunteer hours 232,045 3,094 235,139
Members Non-members Totals
FACILITIES
Main library - square footage 1,353,230 1,664 1,354,894
Main + branches - sq footage 2,605,526 1,664 2,607,190
Square footage per capita 0 0 0

System: NETLS

LIBRARY COLLECTION
Members Non-members Totals
Books + serials-titles: 5,493,602 73,963 5,567,565
Books + serials-items: 8,718,025 84,785 8,802,810
Books + serials-items per 2.13 1.62 2.15
Govt documents - items: 1,960,198 20 1,960,218
Electronic format 4,562 0 4,562
Other library materials-items: 1,884,266 7,849 1,892,115
Total collection -titles: 7,968,470 79,671 8,048,141
Total collection -items: 13,322,838 92,654 13,415,492
Total collection -items per 3.26 1.77 3.28
Current subscriptions: 16,051 87 16,138
Members Non-members Totals
LOCAL LIBRARY SERVICES
Total library circulation 22,229,774 191,826 22,421,600
Circulations per capita 5.43 3.65 5.48
Circulations per paid staff 15,169 28,377 15,229
Circulations per hour 68 32 68
Circulation per library visit 1.48 2.70 1.49
Circulation of juvenile 8,637,505 33,588 8,671,093
Collection turnover rate 1.67 2.07 1.67
Reference transactions 7,855,514 13,150 7,868,664
Reference transactions per 1.92 0.25 1.92
Library program attendance 926,972 2,378 929,350
Program attendance per capita 0.23 0.05 0.23
Attendance at juvenile 712,702 2,124 714,826
Library access to the Internet 106 2 108
Number of library visits 15,011,625 71,017 15,082,642
Library visits per capita 3.67 1.35 3.69
Members Non-members Totals
STAFFING (FTEs)
Librarians with ALA-MLS 395 0 395
Other librarians 91 2 93
Other paid staff 979 5 984
Total paid staff 1,466 7 1,472
Population per ALA-MLS 10,358 10,358
Population per total paid staff 2,793 7,765.09 2,780
Total volunteer hours 239,309 3,081 242,390
Members Non-members Totals
FACILITIES
Main library - square footage 1,909,927 17,742 1,927,669
Main + branches - sq footage 2,528,038 21,242 2,549,280
Square footage per capita 1 0 1

System: NTRLS

LIBRARY COLLECTION
Members Non-members Totals
Books + serials-titles: 3,270,110 0 3,270,110
Books + serials-items: 4,390,418 14,865 4,405,283
Books + serials-items per 1.89 7.62 1.90
Govt documents - items: 1,103,436 0 1,103,436
Electronic format 475 0 475
Other library materials-items: 22,684 165 22,849
Total collection -titles: 4,044,100 0 4,044,100
Total collection -items: 6,143,085 15,030 6,158,115
Total collection -items per 2.65 7.71 2.65
Current subscriptions: 8,102 0 8,102
Members Non-members Totals
LOCAL LIBRARY SERVICES
Total library circulation 14,887,093 1,772 14,888,865
Circulations per capita 6.42 0.91 6.42
Circulations per paid staff 17,471 0 17,473
Circulations per hour 71 2 71
Circulation per library visit 1.66 1.87 1.66
Circulation of juvenile 5,131,740 577 5,132,317
Collection turnover rate 2.42 0.12 2.42
Reference transactions 2,567,750 50 2,567,800
Reference transactions per 1.11 0.03 1.11
Library program attendance 603,773 33 603,806
Program attendance per capita 0.26 0.02 0.26
Attendance at juvenile 489,719 33 489,752
Library access to the Internet 73 1 74
Number of library visits 8,992,847 950 8,993,797
Library visits per capita 3.88 0.49 3.88
Members Non-members Totals
STAFFING (FTEs)
Librarians with ALA-MLS 239 0 239
Other librarians 68 0 68
Other paid staff 545 0 545
Total paid staff 852 0 852
Population per ALA-MLS 9,721 9,721
Population per total paid staff 2,723 0 2,723
Total volunteer hours 147,543 760 148,303
Members Non-members Totals
FACILITIES
Main library - square footage 1,098,623 760 1,099,383
Main + branches - sq footage 1,298,425 760 1,299,185
Square footage per capita 1 0 1

System: STLS

LIBRARY COLLECTION
Members Non-members Totals
Books + serials-titles: 2,446,067 51,827 2,497,894
Books + serials-items: 2,956,098 51,827 3,007,925
Books + serials-items per 1.59 2.59 1.62
Govt documents - items: 4,054 100 4,154
Electronic format 3,028 0 3,028
Other library materials-items: 34,513 3,553 38,066
Total collection -titles: 2,740,525 55,480 2,796,005
Total collection -items: 3,304,853 55,480 3,360,333
Total collection -items per 1.78 2.78 1.81
Current subscriptions: 5,943 35 5,978
Members Non-members Totals
LOCAL LIBRARY SERVICES
Total library circulation 5,042,126 15,366 5,057,492
Circulations per capita 2.72 0.77 2.73
Circulations per paid staff 9,289 5,122 9,267
Circulations per hour 31 7 31
Circulation per library visit 1.00 0.84 1.00
Circulation of juvenile 1,754,464 6,381 1,760,845
Collection turnover rate 1.53 0.28 1.51
Reference transactions 1,317,348 53,325 1,370,673
Reference transactions per 0.71 2.67 0.74
Library program attendance 381,632 3,718 385,350
Program attendance per capita 0.21 0.19 0.21
Attendance at juvenile 237,515 3,674 241,189
Library access to the Internet 53 1 54
Number of library visits 5,039,792 18,275 5,058,067
Library visits per capita 2.72 0.91 2.73
Members Non-members Totals
STAFFING (FTEs)
Librarians with ALA-MLS 78 0 78
Other librarians 69 1 70
Other paid staff 396 2 398
Total paid staff 543 3 546
Population per ALA-MLS 23,780 23,780
Population per total paid staff 3,417 6,663.33 3,399
Total volunteer hours 98,454 1,725 100,179
Members Non-members Totals
FACILITIES
Main library - square footage 642,847 6,855 649,702
Main + branches - sq footage 696,851 6,855 703,706
Square footage per capita 0 0 0

System: TPLS

LIBRARY COLLECTION
Members Non-members Totals
Books + serials-titles: 1,055,431 10,000 1,065,431
Books + serials-items: 1,429,389 12,036 1,441,425
Books + serials-items per 3.75 4.47 3.78
Govt documents - items: 973 0 973
Electronic format 20 45 65
Other library materials-items: 75,721 1,790 77,511
Total collection -titles: 1,240,483 11,825 1,252,308
Total collection -items: 1,704,046 13,871 1,717,917
Total collection -items per 4.47 5.15 4.51
Current subscriptions: 1,891 5 1,896
Members Non-members Totals
LOCAL LIBRARY SERVICES
Total library circulation 3,020,726 5,553 3,026,279
Circulations per capita 7.93 2.06 7.94
Circulations per paid staff 20,332 4,442 20,199
Circulations per hour 39 1 37
Circulation per library visit 2.42 1.24 2.41
Circulation of juvenile 1,028,773 1,890 1,030,663
Collection turnover rate 1.77 0.40 1.76
Reference transactions 1,060,190 220 1,060,410
Reference transactions per 2.78 0.08 2.78
Library program attendance 111,786 235 112,021
Program attendance per capita 0.29 0.09 0.29
Attendance at juvenile 85,778 223 86,001
Library access to the Internet 28 3 31
Number of library visits 1,249,780 4,495 1,254,275
Library visits per capita 3.28 1.67 3.29
Members Non-members Totals
STAFFING (FTEs)
Librarians with ALA-MLS 16 0 16
Other librarians 31 1 32
Other paid staff 102 1 102
Total paid staff 149 1 150
Population per ALA-MLS 23,820 23,820
Population per total paid staff 2,565 2,156.00 2,544
Total volunteer hours 23,809 1,783 25,592
Members Non-members Totals
FACILITIES
Main library - square footage 229,010 1,214 230,224
Main + branches - sq footage 297,837 518 298,355
Square footage per capita 1 0 1

System: TTPLS

LIBRARY COLLECTION
Members Non-members Totals
Books + serials-titles: 480,013 26,106 506,119
Books + serials-items: 1,020,553 26,135 1,046,688
Books + serials-items per 1.55 0.29 1.58
Govt documents - items: 80,587 0 80,587
Electronic format 182 0 182
Other library materials-items: 18,881 2,555 21,436
Total collection -titles: 604,625 28,579 633,204
Total collection -items: 1,421,932 28,690 1,450,622
Total collection -items per 2.15 0.32 2.20
Current subscriptions: 1,962 50 2,012
Members Non-members Totals
LOCAL LIBRARY SERVICES
Total library circulation 1,847,418 69,275 1,916,693
Circulations per capita 2.80 0.76 2.90
Circulations per paid staff 8,735 13,855 8,853
Circulations per hour 33 29 33
Circulation per library visit 0.89 1.75 0.90
Circulation of juvenile 540,010 24,450 564,460
Collection turnover rate 1.30 2.41 1.32
Reference transactions 826,402 3,993 830,395
Reference transactions per 1.25 0.04 1.26
Library program attendance 126,057 4,372 130,429
Program attendance per capita 0.19 0.05 0.20
Attendance at juvenile 99,413 4,081 103,494
Library access to the Internet 15 1 16
Number of library visits 2,087,334 39,576 2,126,910
Library visits per capita 3.16 0.43 3.22
Members Non-members Totals
STAFFING (FTEs)
Librarians with ALA-MLS 39 1 40
Other librarians 14 0 14
Other paid staff 159 4 163
Total paid staff 212 5 217
Population per ALA-MLS 16,935 91,053 16,512
Population per total paid staff 3,123 18,210.60 3,051
Total volunteer hours 16,312 311 16,623
Members Non-members Totals
FACILITIES
Main library - square footage 131,844 3,975 135,819
Main + branches - sq footage 234,486 3,975 238,461
Square footage per capita 0 0 0

System: WTLS

LIBRARY COLLECTION
Members Non-members Totals
Books + serials-titles: 1,244,110 10,760 1,254,870
Books + serials-items: 1,557,180 22,236 1,579,416
Books + serials-items per 2.17 4.66 2.20
Govt documents - items: 30,498 0 30,498
Electronic format 19 0 19
Other library materials-items: 231,049 1,269 232,318
Total collection -titles: 1,449,955 11,029 1,460,984
Total collection -items: 2,020,038 23,505 2,043,543
Total collection -items per 2.82 4.92 2.85
Current subscriptions: 2,273 3 2,276
Members Non-members Totals
LOCAL LIBRARY SERVICES
Total library circulation 3,141,425 10,305 3,151,730
Circulations per capita 4.38 2.16 4.39
Circulations per paid staff 15,900 41,220 15,932
Circulations per hour 35 8 34
Circulation per library visit 1.71 1.99 1.71
Circulation of juvenile 848,928 1,796 850,724
Collection turnover rate 1.56 0.44 1.54
Reference transactions 759,855 1,030 760,885
Reference transactions per 1.06 0.22 1.06
Library program attendance 110,632 148 110,780
Program attendance per capita 0.15 0.03 0.15
Attendance at juvenile 73,588 91 73,679
Library access to the Internet 34 2 36
Number of library visits 1,839,822 5,186 1,845,008
Library visits per capita 2.56 1.09 2.57
Members Non-members Totals
STAFFING (FTEs)
Librarians with ALA-MLS 26 0 26
Other librarians 40 0 40
Other paid staff 132 0 132
Total paid staff 198 0 198
Population per ALA-MLS 28,130 28,130
Population per total paid staff 3,631 19,104.00 3,626
Total volunteer hours 39,230 1,448 40,678
Members Non-members Totals
FACILITIES
Main library - square footage 362,544 3,500 366,044
Main + branches - sq footage 412,189 1,000 413,189
Square footage per capita 1 0 1
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