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Connecticut Library Facts

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Library Score

Connecticut has a lot of libraries!

Libraries

239
67 per 1,000,000 people

State Size

Connecticut is a medium-size state

State Population

3,590,886

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 Connecticut!

Computers Available

4,459

Bookmobiles

4
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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

458
per library on average
Compared to 284 nationally

Children's Programs Score

Children's' Programs

247
per library on average
Compared to 160 nationally

Young Adult Programs Score

Young Adult Programs

34
per library on average
Compared to 28 nationally
Visitors
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Popularity Score

People love visiting libraries!

Library Visits per Visitors

13
per year
Compared to an average of 8 nationally

Avid Reader Score

Based on average annual library checkouts per visitor

Library Checkouts per Visitor

16
per year
Compared to an average of 13 nationally

Bookworm Score

Bookworms

45%
of the state have a library card compared to 53% nationally
Librarians
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Librarian Score

Lots of librarians in Connecticut!

Librarians

2,306

Average Librarian Salary

$52,498
Funds
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Funding Score

Connecticut libraries are well funded!

Libary Funding per Person

$57
Compared with an average of $39 per person nationally
Top Ranked Libraries
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#1 Greenwich Library
#10 Nationally
101 West Putnam Avenue
Greenwich, Connecticut 06830

#2 Darien Library
#27 Nationally
1441 Post Road
Darien, Connecticut 06820

#2 Westport Library
#27 Nationally
20 Jesup Road
Westport, Connecticut 06880

#4 New Canaan Library
#122 Nationally
151 Main Street
New Canaan, Connecticut 06840

#5 Wilton Library Association
#148 Nationally
137 Old Ridgefield Road
Wilton, Connecticut 06897

#6 Farmington Libraries
#302 Nationally
6 Monteith Drive
Farmington, Connecticut 06032

#7 Fairfield Public Library
#328 Nationally
1080 Old Post Road
Fairfield, Connecticut 06824

#7 Ridgefield Library
#328 Nationally
472 Main Street
Ridgefield, Connecticut 06877

#9 Ferguson Library
#354 Nationally
One Public Library Plaza
Stamford, Connecticut 06904

#10 Lucy Robbins Welles Library
#397 Nationally
95 Cedar Street
Newington, Connecticut 06111

#11 Wallingford Public Library
#414 Nationally
200 North Main Street
Wallingford, Connecticut 06492

#12 Hartford Public Library
#466 Nationally
500 Main Street
Hartford, Connecticut 06103

#13 Avon Free Public Library
#492 Nationally
281 Country Club Road
Avon, Connecticut 06001

#14 Simsbury Public Library
#509 Nationally
725 Hopmeadow Street
Simsbury, Connecticut 06070

#15 West Hartford Public Library
#603 Nationally
20 South Main Street
West Hartford, Connecticut 06107

#16 Guilford Free Library
#620 Nationally
67 Park Street
Guilford, Connecticut 06437

#17 Russell Library
#646 Nationally
123 Broad Street
Middletown, Connecticut 06457

#18 Woodbridge Town Library
#672 Nationally
10 Newton Road
Woodbridge, Connecticut 06525

#19 Wethersfield Public Library
#689 Nationally
515 Silas Deane Highway
Wethersfield, Connecticut 06109

#20 Mark Twain Library
#724 Nationally
Rte 53 and Diamond Hill Road
Redding, Connecticut 06875

#21 Cheshire Public Library
#775 Nationally
104 Main Street
Cheshire, Connecticut 06410

#22 Trumbull Library
#853 Nationally
33 Quality Street
Trumbull, Connecticut 06611

#23 E.C. Scranton Memorial Library
#973 Nationally
801 Boston Post Road
Madison, Connecticut 06443

#24 Manchester Public Library
#982 Nationally
586 Main Street
Manchester, Connecticut 06040

#24 Acton Public Library
#982 Nationally
60 Old Boston Post Road
Old Saybrook, Connecticut 06475

#26 Waterford Public Library
#989 Nationally
49 Rope Ferry Road
Waterford, Connecticut 06385

#27 Oliver Wolcott Library
#1,016 Nationally
160 South Street
Litchfield, Connecticut 06759

#28 Welles-Turner Memorial Library
#1,051 Nationally
2407 Main Street
Glastonbury, Connecticut 06033

#29 Henry Carter Hull Library
#1,076 Nationally
10 Killingworth Turnpike
Clinton, Connecticut 06413

#30 Stratford Library Association
#1,085 Nationally
2203 Main Street
Stratford, Connecticut 06615

#31 Phoebe Griffin Noyes Library
#1,094 Nationally
2 Library Lane
Old Lyme, Connecticut 06371

#32 East Lyme Public Library
#1,102 Nationally
39 Society Road
Niantic, Connecticut 06357

#33 Canton Public Library
#1,128 Nationally
40 Dyer Avenue
Canton, Connecticut 06019

#34 Windsor Public Library
#1,137 Nationally
323 Broad Street
Windsor, Connecticut 06095

#35 Durham Public Library
#1,154 Nationally
7 Maple Avenue
Durham, Connecticut 06422

#36 South Windsor Public Library
#1,171 Nationally
1550 Sullivan Avenue
South Windsor, Connecticut 06074

#37 Prosser Public Library
#1,180 Nationally
1 Tunxis Avenue
Bloomfield, Connecticut 06002

#38 Portland Public Library
#1,223 Nationally
20 Freestone Avenue
Portland, Connecticut 06480

#39 James Blackstone Memorial Library
#1,248 Nationally
758 Main Street
Branford, Connecticut 06405

#40 Cora J. Belden Library
#1,283 Nationally
33 Church Street
Rocky Hill, Connecticut 06067

#41 Cyrenius H. Booth Library
#1,343 Nationally
25 Main Street
Newtown, Connecticut 06470

#42 Norwalk Public Library
#1,352 Nationally
1 Belden Avenue
Norwalk, Connecticut 06850

#43 New Haven Free Public Library
#1,455 Nationally
133 Elm Street
New Haven, Connecticut 06510

#44 Easton Public Library
#1,489 Nationally
691 Morehouse Road
Easton, Connecticut 06612

#45 Groton Public Library
#1,506 Nationally
52 Newtown Road, Route 117
Groton, Connecticut 06340

#45 Case Memorial Library
#1,506 Nationally
176 Tyler City Road
Orange, Connecticut 06477

#47 Woodbury Public Library
#1,515 Nationally
269 Main Street South
Woodbury, Connecticut 06798

#48 Bridgeport Public Library
#1,524 Nationally
925 Broad Street
Bridgeport, Connecticut 06604

#49 Essex Library Association
#1,618 Nationally
33 West Avenue
Essex, Connecticut 06426

#50 Southbury Public Library
#1,704 Nationally
100 Poverty Road
Southbury, Connecticut 06488