Birmingham Public Library
2100 Park Place
Birmingham, Alabama 35203
http://www.bplonline.org
Annual Report Statistics 2008-2009

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BPL By The Numbers
Statistics 2008-2009
 
Library Collection    
  Books 768,914  
  Databases 124  
  Audiobooks 14,936  
  Videorecordings 47,470  
  Serials (magazines) 1,804  
  Other (pictures, computer files, mono mouse, archives, etc.) 6,381  
  Total 839,629  
       
  Patrons    
  Age 0-5 3,314  
  Age 6-12 14,911  
  Age 13-18 18,224  
  Age 19 & up 129,228  
  Total Borrowers 165,677  
  Total Library Visits 2,151,349  
       
  Circulation    
Adult Materials 1,283,980
  Children's Materials 367,508
  Total Circulation 1,651,488  
       
  Reference    
  Questions Answered 794,872  
  In-Library use of materials 1,740,648  
       
  Interlibrary Loans    
  Sent to Libraries 5,356  
  Borrowed from Libraries 2,171  
       
  Programs    
  Number of Programs 1,749  
  Attendance 53,342  
       
  Summer Reading (numbers included above) 2009  
     Registered 5,443  
     Certificates 3,790
     Programs 426  
    Total Attendance 20,285  
       
  Computers/Internet    
  Number of public computers 317  
  Number of public computer uses 582,944  
       
  Meeting Rooms    
  Number of times used by public 2,891  
       
  Miscellaneous    
  Staff training hours 5,068  
 
  Archives  
  Research Visits 1,535  
  States Represented (Including D.C.) 34  
  Countries Represented 8  
  Publications and Multimedia Produced By Researchers 33  
  Files Used 120,341  
       
  Digital Library    
  Web Sites 6  
  Blogs 4  
  Newsletters 29  
  Views 5,398,338  
       
       
Revenues    
  City $16,490,395  
  State Aid $199,465  

  Total Revenues $16,689,860  
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