Public Library Accreditation and Statistics

Annual Report


Public Library Statistics

Statistical Resources

Texas Public Libraries Annual Report

Thank you to all of the Texas public librarians who participate in this survey! The reporting window is now open.

Information that is collected: Texas Public Libraries Annual Report.

Forms are available in PDF format.  PDF requires a free Adobe Acrobat Reader.

Application and Accreditation Forms

All reports must be electronically submitted online through LibPAS, the data collection portal.  Emails containing user credentials were sent directly to library directors in mid-March. If there has been a change in leadership, and/or this email was not received, please contact staff at

The due date remains April 30, 2023. Libraries are encouraged to submit the report by March 30, 2023, to allow staff sufficient time to process over 500 reports that will be received.

Local Fiscal Year 2022 Annual Report Blank Worksheet (PDF)

2022 Application Form for Accreditation (PDF)

Indirect Cost Information
Indirect costs can be included when a library fails to meet Maintenance of Effort. 
Indirect Cost Examples
Indirect Cost Documentation Sample

Accreditation Appeal:  Public libraries that do not meet certain accreditation criteria have the option to appeal loss of accreditation to the Library Systems Act (LSA) advisory board.  If you believe your library may need to appeal loss of accreditation, please contact LDN staff at for instructions and assistance with this process.

Contact Information

Current Library Directory

Accreditation & Statistics
(Toll-free in Texas)

Valicia Greenwood
Library Data Coordinator

Erica McCormick
LD Program Coordinator
Sarah Jacobson

Director, Library Development and Networking Division

Page last modified: March 23, 2023