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Alaska Library Facts

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Library Score

Alaska has tons of libraries!

Libraries

104
141 per 1,000,000 people

State Size

Alaska is a very small state

State Population

739,828

Library Programs Score

Popularity Score

People love visiting libraries!

Avid Reader Score

Based on average annual library checkouts per visitor

Librarian Score

Lots of librarians in Alaska!

Computers Available

1,053

Bookmobiles

1
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Books, Music, & Movies
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Books, CDs, and Videos Available

Number of Items
Source: Library Scout
Programs
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Library Programs Score

Library Programs

130
per library on average
Compared to 284 nationally

Children's Programs Score

Children's' Programs

79
per library on average
Compared to 160 nationally

Young Adult Programs Score

Young Adult Programs

17
per library on average
Compared to 28 nationally
Visitors
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Popularity Score

People love visiting libraries!

Library Visits per Visitors

10
per year
Compared to an average of 8 nationally

Avid Reader Score

Based on average annual library checkouts per visitor

Library Checkouts per Visitor

14
per year
Compared to an average of 13 nationally

Bookworm Score

Bookworms

46%
of the state have a library card compared to 53% nationally
Librarians
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Librarian Score

Lots of librarians in Alaska!

Librarians

309

Average Librarian Salary

$49,469
Funds
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Funding Score

Alaska libraries have lots of funding!

Libary Funding per Person

$53
Compared with an average of $39 per person nationally
Top Ranked Libraries
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#1 Homer Public Library
#285 Nationally
500 Hazel Avenue
Homer, Alaska 99603

#2 Joyce K. Carver Memorial Soldotna Public Library
#380 Nationally
235 North Binkley Street
Soldotna, Alaska 99669

#3 Kenai Community Library
#517 Nationally
163 Main Street Loop
Kenai, Alaska 99611

#4 Juneau Public Libraries
#629 Nationally
292 Marine Way
Juneau, Alaska 99801

#5 Petersburg Public Library
#655 Nationally
14 South Second Street
Petersburg, Alaska 99833

#6 Ketchikan Public Library
#689 Nationally
1110 Copper Ridge Lane
Ketchikan, Alaska 99901

#7 Haines Borough Public Library
#844 Nationally
111 Third Avenue South
Haines, Alaska 99827

#8 Fairbanks North Star Borough Public Libraries
#861 Nationally
1215 Cowles Street
Fairbanks, Alaska 99701

#9 Seward Community Library and Museum
#965 Nationally
239 6th Avenue
Seward, Alaska 99664

#10 Delta Community Library
#1,102 Nationally
2291 Deborah Street
Delta Junction, Alaska 99737

#11 Sitka Public Library
#1,257 Nationally
320 Harbor Drive
Sitka, Alaska 99835

#12 Dillingham Public Library
#1,352 Nationally
306 D. Street West
Dillingham, Alaska 99576

#13 Kodiak Public Library
#1,481 Nationally
612 Egan Way
Kodiak, Alaska 99615

#14 Anchorage Public Library
#1,498 Nationally
3600 Denali Street
Anchorage, Alaska 99503

#15 Unalaska Public Library
#2,005 Nationally
64 Eleanor Drive
Unalaska, Alaska 99685

#16 Valdez Consortium Library
#2,091 Nationally
212 Fairbanks Drive
Valdez, Alaska 99686

#17 Tuzzy Consortium Library
#2,194 Nationally
5421 North Star Street
Barrow, Alaska 99723

#18 Craig Public Library
#2,306 Nationally
504 Third Street
Craig, Alaska 99921

#19 Irene Ingle Public Library
#2,340 Nationally
124 Second Street
Wrangell, Alaska 99929

#20 Cordova Public Library
#2,375 Nationally
601 First Street
Cordova, Alaska 99574

#21 Gustavus Public Library
#2,676 Nationally
14 Gustavus Road
Gustavus, Alaska 99826

#22 Skagway Public Library
#3,054 Nationally
769 State Street
Skagway, Alaska 99840

#23 Nenana Public Library
#3,175 Nationally
106 East Second Street
Nenana, Alaska 99760

#24 Pelican Public Library
#3,638 Nationally
166 Salmon Way
Pelican, Alaska 99832

#25 Wasilla Public Library
#3,708 Nationally
391 North Main Street
Wasilla, Alaska 99654

#26 Palmer Public Library
#3,751 Nationally
655 South Valley Way
Palmer, Alaska 99645

#27 Mcgrath Community Library
#3,776 Nationally
249 F. Street
Mcgrath, Alaska 99627

#28 Kegoayah Kozga Library
#4,000 Nationally
100 West 7th Avenue
Nome, Alaska 99762

#29 Sutton Public Library
#4,086 Nationally
11301 North Chickaloon Way
Sutton, Alaska 99674

#30 Top of The Kuskokwim Community/School Library
#4,120 Nationally
9127 Main Street
Nikolai, Alaska 99691

#31 Martin Monsen Regional Library
#4,138 Nationally
101 Main Street
Naknek, Alaska 99633

#32 St. George Island School/Community Library
#4,301 Nationally
No. 1 Elementary School Road
St. George, Alaska 99591

#33 Big Lake Public Library
#4,310 Nationally
3140 South Big Lake Road
Big Lake, Alaska 99652

#33 Cantwell Community Library
#4,310 Nationally
1 School Road
Cantwell, Alaska 99729

#35 Igiugig Tribal Library
#4,396 Nationally
1 Airport Way
Igiugig, Alaska 99613

#35 Klukwan Community/School Library
#4,396 Nationally
315 Mission Street
Klukwan, Alaska 99827

#37 Togiak Public Library and Cultural Center
#4,438 Nationally
2nd and Main Street
Togiak, Alaska 99678

#38 Jessie Wakefield Memorial Library
#4,456 Nationally
207 Spruce Drive
Port Lions, Alaska 99550

#39 Dermott O`Toole Memorial Library
#4,568 Nationally
707 West Tenakee Avenue
Tenakee Springs, Alaska 99841

#40 Willow Public Library
#4,576 Nationally
23557 West Willow Community Center
Willow, Alaska 99688

#41 Talkeetna Public Library
#4,619 Nationally
24645 South Talkeetna Spur Road
Talkeetna, Alaska 99676

#42 Copper Valley Community Library
#4,688 Nationally
Mile 186 Glenn Highway
Glennallen, Alaska 99588

#43 Ouzinkie Tribal Media Center
#4,722 Nationally
216 Third Street
Ouzinkie, Alaska 99644

#44 Seldovia Public Library
#4,765 Nationally
260 Seldovia Street
Seldovia, Alaska 99663

#44 Trapper Creek Public Library
#4,765 Nationally
8901 East Devonshire Drive
Trapper Creek, Alaska 99683

#46 Samuel B. Foss Library
#4,955 Nationally
1 Waterfront Way
Pedro Bay, Alaska 99647

#47 Egegik Village Library
#4,963 Nationally
289 Airport Road
Egegik, Alaska 99579

#48 Holy Cross Community/School Library
#5,169 Nationally
210 Main Street
Holy Cross, Alaska 99602

#49 St. Paul Island School/Community Library
#5,298 Nationally
930 Tolstoi Boulevard
St. Paul, Alaska 99660

#50 Tanana Community/School Library
#5,582 Nationally
89 Front Street
Tanana, Alaska 99777