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Colorado Library Facts

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Library Score

Colorado has lots of libraries

Libraries

261
48 per 1,000,000 people

State Size

Colorado is a medium-size state

State Population

5,425,397

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 Colorado!

Computers Available

6,537

Bookmobiles

13
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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

464
per library on average
Compared to 284 nationally

Children's Programs Score

Children's' Programs

289
per library on average
Compared to 160 nationally

Young Adult Programs Score

Young Adult Programs

40
per library on average
Compared to 28 nationally
Visitors
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Popularity Score

People love visiting libraries!

Library Visits per Visitors

9
per year
Compared to an average of 8 nationally

Avid Reader Score

Based on average annual library checkouts per visitor

Library Checkouts per Visitor

17
per year
Compared to an average of 13 nationally

Bookworm Score

Bookworms

67%
of the state have a library card compared to 53% nationally
Librarians
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Librarian Score

Lots of librarians in Colorado!

Librarians

3,323

Average Librarian Salary

$42,444
Funds
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Funding Score

Colorado libraries are well funded!

Libary Funding per Person

$63
Compared with an average of $39 per person nationally
Top Ranked Libraries
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#1 Arapahoe Library District
#44 Nationally
12855 E. Adam Aircraft Circle
Englewood, Colorado 80112

#2 San Miguel Library District # 1 (Telluride)
#79 Nationally
100 W. Pacific Avenue
Telluride, Colorado 81435

#3 High Plains Library District
#87 Nationally
2650 W. 29th Street
Greeley, Colorado 80631

#4 East Routt Library District
#105 Nationally
1289 Lincoln Avenue
Steamboat Springs, Colorado 80487

#4 Clearview Library District
#105 Nationally
720 Third Street
Windsor, Colorado 80550

#6 Denver Public Library
#130 Nationally
10 W. 14th Avenue Parkway
Denver, Colorado 80204

#7 Douglas County Libraries
#199 Nationally
100 South Wilcox
Castle Rock, Colorado 80104

#8 Garfield County Public Library District
#234 Nationally
207 East Avenue
Rifle, Colorado 81650

#9 Pitkin County Library
#251 Nationally
120 North Mill Street
Aspen, Colorado 81611

#10 Pueblo City-County Library District
#259 Nationally
100 E. Abriendo Avenue
Pueblo, Colorado 81004

#11 Boulder Public Library
#268 Nationally
1001 Arapahoe Avenue
Boulder, Colorado 80302

#12 Estes Valley Public Library District
#277 Nationally
335 East Elkhorn Avenue
Estes Park, Colorado 80517

#13 Grand County Library District
#302 Nationally
225 E. Jasper Avenue
Granby, Colorado 80446

#14 Eagle Valley Library District
#328 Nationally
600 Broadway
Eagle, Colorado 81631

#15 Basalt Regional Library District
#380 Nationally
14 Midland Avenue
Basalt, Colorado 81621

#16 Southern Chaffee County Regional Library Dist/Salida
#560 Nationally
405 `E` Street
Salida, Colorado 81201

#17 Vail Public Library
#578 Nationally
292 W. Meadow Drive
Vail, Colorado 81657

#18 Pikes Peak Library District
#603 Nationally
20 North Cascade Avenue
Colorado Springs, Colorado 80903

#19 Pine River Public Library District/Bayfield
#612 Nationally
395 Bayfield Center Drive
Bayfield, Colorado 81122

#20 East Morgan County Library District/Brush
#655 Nationally
500 Clayton Street
Brush, Colorado 80723

#21 Delta County Public Library District
#664 Nationally
149 E. Main
Hotchkiss, Colorado 81419

#22 Jefferson County Public Library
#707 Nationally
10200 W. 20th Avenue
Lakewood, Colorado 80215

#22 Littleton/Bemis Public Library
#707 Nationally
6014 S. Datura Street
Littleton, Colorado 80120

#24 Poudre River Public Library District
#715 Nationally
301 E. Olive Street
Fort Collins, Colorado 80524

#25 Rampart Regional Library District
#784 Nationally
218 E. Midland
Woodland Park, Colorado 80863

#26 Mesa County Public Library District
#861 Nationally
443 North 6th Street
Grand Junction, Colorado 81501

#27 Loveland Public Library
#879 Nationally
300 North Adams Avenue
Loveland, Colorado 80537

#28 Clear Creek County Library District
#913 Nationally
809 Taos Street
Georgetown, Colorado 80444

#29 Cortez Public Library
#930 Nationally
202 North Park
Cortez, Colorado 81321

#30 La Junta/Woodruff Memorial Library
#939 Nationally
522 Colorado Avenue
La Junta, Colorado 81050

#31 Canon City Public Library
#982 Nationally
516 Macon Avenue
Canon City, Colorado 81212

#32 Louisville Public Library
#989 Nationally
951 Spruce Street
Louisville, Colorado 80027

#33 Summit County Library
#1,042 Nationally
0037 Peak One Drive
Frisco, Colorado 80443

#34 Gunnison County Library District
#1,085 Nationally
307 North Wisconsin
Gunnison, Colorado 81230

#35 Lafayette Public Library
#1,137 Nationally
775 W. Baseline Road
Lafayette, Colorado 80026

#36 Longmont Public Library
#1,214 Nationally
409 4th Avenue
Longmont, Colorado 80501

#37 Rangeview Library District
#1,309 Nationally
5877 East 120th Avenue
Thornton, Colorado 80602

#38 Meeker Regional Library District
#1,386 Nationally
490 Main Street
Meeker, Colorado 81641

#39 Broomfield/Eisenhower Public Library
#1,481 Nationally
3 Community Park Road
Broomfield, Colorado 80020

#40 Durango Public Library
#1,532 Nationally
1900 E. 3rd Avenue
Durango, Colorado 81301

#41 Ignacio Community Library District
#1,575 Nationally
470 Goddard Avenue
Ignacio, Colorado 81137

#42 Montrose Regional Library District
#1,661 Nationally
320 South 2nd Street
Montrose, Colorado 81401

#43 Ridgway Public Library District
#1,696 Nationally
300 Charles Street
Ridgway, Colorado 81432

#44 Nederland Community Library District
#1,747 Nationally
200 Highway 72 North
Nederland, Colorado 80466

#45 Moffat County Library
#1,833 Nationally
570 Green Street
Craig, Colorado 81625

#45 La Veta Regional Library District
#1,833 Nationally
310 South Main Street
La Veta, Colorado 81055

#47 Englewood Public Library
#1,859 Nationally
1000 Englewood Parkway
Englewood, Colorado 80110

#48 Wray Public Library
#1,885 Nationally
301 W. 7th Street
Wray, Colorado 80758

#49 Silverton Public Library
#1,928 Nationally
1117 Reese Street
Silverton, Colorado 81433

#50 Red Feather Mountain Library District
#1,988 Nationally
71 Firehouse Lane
Red Feather Lakes, Colorado 80545