Public Library Accreditation and Statistics

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Public Library Statistics

Statistical Resources


Texas Public Library Statistics

Texas Local Public Library Statistics

We gratefully acknowledge the tremendous effort made by all Texas public librarians and their cooperation in collecting and reporting the data every year! 
All charts open as Microsoft Excel Workbook (.xlsx.) files.

2022 Individual Library Statistics and Comparison Charts 

2022 Texas Public Library Statistics  - complete report data for all libraries and branches

Individual Local Library Statistics History

2021  2020   2019  2018  2017  2016  2015  2014  2013  2012 2011  2010   2009 
2008  2007  2006  2005  2004  2003  2002  2001  2000  1999  1998  1997  1996

Texas Public Library Five Year Trend Charts  - Statewide and individual library trends 2017 - 2022

2022 Texas Statewide Public Library Statistics 

Texas Statewide Public Library Statistics History

2021  2020  2019  2018  2017  2016  2015  2014  2013  2012  2011  2010
2009  2008  2007  2006  2005  2004  2003  2002  2001  2000  1999 

The information found on this page is from the Texas Public Libraries Annual Report submitted by public libraries in Texas. The statistics reflect each library's local fiscal year, defined as the fiscal year which includes January 1st. The membership year noted in the statistics refers to the State Fiscal Year. "Member" indicates that the library met the criteria for accreditation in the Texas Library System, individually or as part of a federated library system (FLS). 

Training Links

Data Makes the Difference!
Texas Library Association 2024 Annual Conference, San Antonio
Library Data Coordinator Valicia Greenwood and Assistant State Librarian Tim Gleisner explore several data sources to create reports and presentations that demonstrate the library's value  and have a lasting impact on stakeholders. Presenters will take a deep dive into Texas Public Library statistics and demonstrate techniques for using them. Additionally, tips and tricks for successful presentations will be shared.  Slides; Handout (PDF)

Data Can Make the Difference! 
Original Air Date Thursday, September 14, 2023
Library Data Coordinator Valicia Greenwood presents a method and some tips to show the library’s best side to interested financial partners. Take a deep dive into statistics you can use to give max impact to your communication. Learn some never-fail tips in creating compelling presentations. Slides; Handout (PDF).

Get Their Attention!  Presenting Texas Public Library Data to Stakeholders. 
Texas Library Association 2021 Annual Conference, Fort Worth
Who are the library's stakeholders and how do they help the library?  How to reach them?  Does using data make a difference?  Get the answer to these and other questions about presenting to library stakeholders to make an impact in your library.  Primarily targeting Texas public libraries, other librarians welcome. Slides; Handout (PDF).


Contact Information

Current Library Directory

Accreditation & Statistics;
(Toll-free in Texas)

Valicia Greenwood
Library Data Coordinator
Taylor Gardner
Research Support Specialist
Erica McCormick
LD Program Coordinator

Page last modified: May 16, 2024