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Arkansas Library Facts

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Library Score

Arkansas has a lot of libraries!

Libraries

235
81 per 1,000,000 people

State Size

Arkansas is a small state

State Population

2,915,918

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 Arkansas!

Computers Available

2,800

Bookmobiles

3
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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

200
per library on average
Compared to 284 nationally

Children's Programs Score

Children's' Programs

114
per library on average
Compared to 160 nationally

Young Adult Programs Score

Young Adult Programs

25
per library on average
Compared to 28 nationally
Visitors
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Popularity Score

People love visiting libraries!

Library Visits per Visitors

6
per year
Compared to an average of 8 nationally

Avid Reader Score

Based on average annual library checkouts per visitor

Library Checkouts per Visitor

8
per year
Compared to an average of 13 nationally

Bookworm Score

Bookworms

57%
of the state have a library card compared to 53% nationally
Librarians
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Librarian Score

Lots of librarians in Arkansas!

Librarians

1,022

Average Librarian Salary

$34,602
Funds
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Funding Score

Arkansas libraries are somewhat funded!

Libary Funding per Person

$27
Compared with an average of $39 per person nationally
Top Ranked Libraries
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#1 Central Arkansas Library System
#268 Nationally
100 Rock Street
Little Rock, Arkansas 72201

#2 Rogers Public Library
#560 Nationally
711 S. Dixieland Road
Rogers, Arkansas 72758

#3 Fayetteville Public Library
#578 Nationally
401 W. Mountain Street
Fayetteville, Arkansas 72701

#4 William F. Laman Public Library
#904 Nationally
2801 Orange Street
North Little Rock, Arkansas 72114

#5 Garland County Library
#1,334 Nationally
1427 Malvern Avenue
Hot Springs, Arkansas 71901

#6 Crowley Ridge Regional Library
#1,524 Nationally
315 West Oak Avenue
Jonesboro, Arkansas 72401

#6 Fort Smith Public Library
#1,524 Nationally
3201 Rogers Avenue
Fort Smith, Arkansas 72903

#8 Bentonville Public Library
#1,885 Nationally
405 South Main Street
Bentonville, Arkansas 72712

#9 Carroll and Madison Library System
#2,323 Nationally
106 Spring Street
Berryville, Arkansas 72616

#10 Baxter County Library
#2,332 Nationally
300 Library Hill
Mountain Home, Arkansas 72653

#11 Saline County Library
#2,349 Nationally
1800 Smithers Drive
Benton, Arkansas 72015

#12 Pope County Library System
#2,409 Nationally
116 East 3rd Street
Russellville, Arkansas 72801

#13 Faulkner-Van Buren Regional Library System
#2,444 Nationally
1900 Tyler Street
Conway, Arkansas 72032

#14 Washington County Library System
#2,555 Nationally
1080 West Clydesdale Drive
Fayetteville, Arkansas 72701

#15 Crawford County Library System
#2,676 Nationally
1409 Main Street
Van Buren, Arkansas 72956

#16 Arkansas River Valley Regional Library
#2,848 Nationally
501 North Front Street
Dardanelle, Arkansas 72834

#17 Siloam Springs Public Library Hq
#2,977 Nationally
401 West University Street
Siloam Springs, Arkansas 72761

#18 White County Regional Library System
#3,166 Nationally
113 East Pleasure Avenue
Searcy, Arkansas 72143

#19 Northeast Arkansas Regional Library
#3,785 Nationally
120 North 12th Street
Paragould, Arkansas 72450

#20 Pine Bluff Jefferson County Library System
#3,794 Nationally
200 E. 8th Avenue
Pine Bluff, Arkansas 71601

#21 East Central Arkansas Regional Library System
#3,828 Nationally
410 Merriman Avenue E.
Wynne, Arkansas 72396

#22 Lonoke County Library System
#3,837 Nationally
204 East 2nd Street
Lonoke, Arkansas 72086

#23 Bella Vista Public Library
#3,871 Nationally
11 Dickens Place
Bella Vista, Arkansas 72714

#24 Boone County Library
#4,086 Nationally
221 W. Stephenson Avenue
Harrison, Arkansas 72601

#25 Hempstead County Library
#4,705 Nationally
500 South Elm Street
Hope, Arkansas 71801

#26 Conway County Library
#4,869 Nationally
101 West Church Street
Morrilton, Arkansas 72110

#27 Lawrence County Library
#5,152 Nationally
115 West Walnut Street
Walnut Ridge, Arkansas 72476

#28 Mid Arkansas Regional Library System
#5,187 Nationally
202 East Third Street
Malvern, Arkansas 72104

#29 Ashley County Library
#5,402 Nationally
211 East Lincoln Street
Hamburg, Arkansas 71646

#30 White River Regional Library
#5,436 Nationally
503 West Main Street, Suite 3
Mountain View, Arkansas 72560

#31 Gentry Public Library
#5,694 Nationally
105 E. Main Street
Gentry, Arkansas 72734

#32 Marion County Library
#5,883 Nationally
308 Old Main
Yellville, Arkansas 72687

#32 Columbia County Library
#5,883 Nationally
2057 North Jackson
Magnolia, Arkansas 71753

#34 Southeast Arkansas Regional Library
#5,969 Nationally
114 W. Jefferson
Monticello, Arkansas 71655

#35 West Memphis Public Library
#6,279 Nationally
213 North Avalon Street
West Memphis, Arkansas 72301

#36 Texarkana Public Library
#6,502 Nationally
600 W. 3rd Street
Texarkana, Arkansas 75501

#37 Mississippi/Crittenden Regional Library
#6,580 Nationally
200 North 5th Street
Blytheville, Arkansas 72315

#38 Fairfield Bay Library, Incorporated
#6,872 Nationally
369 Dave Creek Parkway
Fairfield Bay, Arkansas 72088

#39 Pea Ridge Community Library
#6,906 Nationally
801 North Curtis
Pea Ridge, Arkansas 72751

#40 Gravette Public Library
#6,915 Nationally
119 Main Street SE
Gravette, Arkansas 72736

#41 Newton County
#6,991 Nationally
230 S. Stone
Jasper, Arkansas 72641

#42 Tri-County Regional Library System
#7,044 Nationally
200 W. Stilwell Avenue
De Queen, Arkansas 71832

#43 Arkansas County Library
#7,655 Nationally
2002 S. Buerkle Street
Stuttgart, Arkansas 72160

#44 Phillips Lee Monroe Regional Library System
#7,723 Nationally
702 Porter Street
Helena, Arkansas 72342

#45 Scott Sebastian Regional Library
#7,749 Nationally
18 North Adair Street
Greenwood, Arkansas 72936

#46 Barton Library
#7,835 Nationally
200 East 5th Street
El Dorado, Arkansas 71730

#47 Clark County Library
#7,861 Nationally
609 Caddo Street
Arkadelphia, Arkansas 71923

#48 Iva Jane Peek Library Hq
#7,895 Nationally
121 North Main Street
Decatur, Arkansas 72722

#49 Forrest City Public Library
#7,990 Nationally
421 South Washington Street
Forrest City, Arkansas 72335

#50 Ouachita Mountains Regional Library
#8,059 Nationally
145A Whittington Street
Mount Ida, Arkansas 71957