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Chatham Area Public Library District

Rankings
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Library Scout State Rank™

#96
in Illinois

Library Scout National Rank™

#586

Popularity Score

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People really enjoy visiting

Visitors Score

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Chatham Area Public Library District gets a lot of visitors
Overview
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The Chatham Area Public Library District is located in Chatham, Illinois. It serves a population of about 15,565 people.

Library Scout ranks the Chatham Area Public Library District as the #96 best library in Illinois and the #586 best in the nation.

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What's great about Chatham Area Public Library District?

Avid Reader Score

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Based on average annual library checkouts per visitor

Library Programs Score

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Many library programs!

Popularity Score

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People really enjoy visiting

Visitors Score

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Chatham Area Public Library District gets a lot of visitors

Computer Availability Score

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Many computers!
34 compared to 32 nationally

Librarians Score

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Tons of librarians!
Branches
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Chatham Area Public Library District
600 East Spruce Street
Chatham, Illinois 62629

About
🏠 600 East Spruce Street
Chatham, Illinois 62629
State
📞 (217) 483-2713
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Popularity
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Popularity Score

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People really enjoy visiting

How often do people visit?

14
per year

Visitors Score

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Chatham Area Public Library District gets a lot of visitors

Average Daily Visitors

324
Books, Music & Movies
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Books, CDs, and Videos Available

Number of Items
Source: Library Scout
Bookworms
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Avid Reader Score

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Based on average annual library checkouts per visitor

Library Checkouts per Visitor

23
compared to 14 nationally
Programs
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Library programs are an excellent way to meet other people in your community, continue your learning, or help your children meet friends and learn.

All Library Programs Score

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Many library programs!

All Library Programs

459
compared with 562 programs nationally

Children's Programs Score

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Tons of children's programs!

Children's Programs

346
compared with 310 programs nationally

Young Adult Programs Score

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Some young adult programs

Young Adult Programs

1
compared with 55 programs nationally
Librarians
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Librarians Score

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Tons of librarians!

Librarians

19

Average Library Staff Salary

$30,481
Funding
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How well funded is the Chatham Area Public Library District?

Funding Score

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Very Well Funded

Library Funding

$64
per person in library district
Funds per library user is above the 80th percentile nationally
Methodology
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The Library Scout ranking rigorously analyzes public data to help you find the best library near you. Our methodology takes into account several factors including the library's total funding relative to the population it serves, the number of paid full-time employees relative to the population it services, the number of electronic and physical items in circulation, the number of library visits, the number of library programs, and the number of computers available for public use.