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Kansas Library Facts

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Library Score

Kansas has tons of libraries!

Libraries

376
129 per 1,000,000 people

State Size

Kansas is a small state

State Population

2,911,641

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 Kansas!

Computers Available

3,727

Bookmobiles

7
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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

159
per library on average
Compared to 284 nationally

Children's Programs Score

Children's' Programs

99
per library on average
Compared to 160 nationally

Young Adult Programs Score

Young Adult Programs

18
per library on average
Compared to 28 nationally
Visitors
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Popularity Score

People love visiting libraries!

Library Visits per Visitors

8
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

59%
of the state have a library card compared to 53% nationally
Librarians
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Librarian Score

Lots of librarians in Kansas!

Librarians

1,740

Average Librarian Salary

$34,869
Funds
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Funding Score

Kansas libraries have lots of funding!

Libary Funding per Person

$46
Compared with an average of $39 per person nationally
Top Ranked Libraries
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#1 Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library
#113 Nationally
1515 SW 10th Avenue
Topeka, Kansas 66604

#2 Johnson County Library
#311 Nationally
9875 W. 87th Street
Overland Park, Kansas 66212

#3 Hays Public Library
#345 Nationally
1205 Main Street
Hays, Kansas 67601

#4 Coffey County Library
#363 Nationally
410 Juniatta Street
Burlington, Kansas 66839

#5 Salina Public Library
#371 Nationally
301 W. Elm Street
Salina, Kansas 67401

#6 Derby Public Library
#397 Nationally
1600 E. Walnut Grove
Derby, Kansas 67037

#7 Manhattan Public Library
#457 Nationally
629 Poyntz Avenue
Manhattan, Kansas 66502

#8 Hutchinson Public Library
#595 Nationally
901 North Main
Hutchinson, Kansas 67501

#9 Kansas City, Kansas Public Library
#655 Nationally
625 Minnesota Avenue
Kansas City, Kansas 66101

#10 Basehor Community Library, District #2, Lv. Co.
#801 Nationally
1400 158th Street
Basehor, Kansas 66007

#11 Lawrence Public Library
#810 Nationally
707 Vermont Street
Lawrence, Kansas 66044

#12 Bonner Springs City Library
#827 Nationally
201 North Nettleton Avenue
Bonner Springs, Kansas 66012

#13 Library District #1, Miami County
#1,171 Nationally
206 S. Broadway Street
Louisburg, Kansas 66053

#14 Chanute Public Library
#1,352 Nationally
111 North Lincoln Avenue
Chanute, Kansas 66720

#15 Abilene Public Library
#1,403 Nationally
209 NW 4th
Abilene, Kansas 67410

#16 Hiawatha/Morrill Public Library
#1,455 Nationally
431 Oregon
Hiawatha, Kansas 66434

#17 Hesston Public Library
#1,498 Nationally
300 North Main Street
Hesston, Kansas 67062

#18 Olathe Public Library
#1,549 Nationally
201 E. Park Street
Olathe, Kansas 66061

#19 Mcpherson Public Library
#1,584 Nationally
214 W. Marlin
Mcpherson, Kansas 67460

#20 Pittsburg Public Library
#1,601 Nationally
308 North Walnut
Pittsburg, Kansas 66762

#21 Colby/Pioneer Memorial Library
#1,618 Nationally
375 West 4th Street
Colby, Kansas 67701

#22 Ottawa Library
#1,635 Nationally
105 S. Hickory Street
Ottawa, Kansas 66067

#22 Andover Public Library
#1,635 Nationally
1511 E. Central
Andover, Kansas 67002

#22 Dodge City Public Library
#1,635 Nationally
1001 North Second Avenue
Dodge City, Kansas 67801

#25 Belleville Public Library
#1,661 Nationally
1327 19th Street
Belleville, Kansas 66935

#26 Great Bend Public Library
#1,687 Nationally
1409 Williams
Great Bend, Kansas 67530

#26 Newton Public Library
#1,687 Nationally
720 North Oak
Newton, Kansas 67114

#28 Kingman Carnegie Library
#1,756 Nationally
455 North Main
Kingman, Kansas 67068

#29 Cimarron City Library
#1,850 Nationally
120 North Main
Cimarron, Kansas 67835

#30 Norton Public Library
#1,953 Nationally
1 Washington Square
Norton, Kansas 67654

#31 Winfield Public Library
#2,082 Nationally
605 College
Winfield, Kansas 67156

#32 Marysville Public Library
#2,091 Nationally
1009 Broadway
Marysville, Kansas 66508

#32 Atchison Library
#2,091 Nationally
401 Kansas Avenue
Atchison, Kansas 66002

#34 Goodland Public Library
#2,237 Nationally
812 Broadway
Goodland, Kansas 67735

#34 Kearny County Library
#2,237 Nationally
101 E. Prairie
Lakin, Kansas 67860

#36 Osage City Public Library
#2,246 Nationally
515 Main Street
Osage City, Kansas 66523

#37 Wamego Public Library
#2,289 Nationally
431 Lincoln Avenue
Wamego, Kansas 66547

#38 Stevens County Library
#2,297 Nationally
500 Monroe
Hugoton, Kansas 67951

#39 Library District #2 , Linn County
#2,435 Nationally
209 North Broadway
Lacygne, Kansas 66040

#40 Augusta Public Library
#2,452 Nationally
1609 State Street
Augusta, Kansas 67010

#41 Wichita Public Library
#2,461 Nationally
223 S. Main Street
Wichita, Kansas 67202

#42 Bradford Memorial Library
#2,478 Nationally
611 S. Washington
El Dorado, Kansas 67042

#43 Iola Public Library
#2,512 Nationally
218 East Madison
Iola, Kansas 66749

#44 Emporia Public Library
#2,521 Nationally
110 E. Sixth Avenue
Emporia, Kansas 66801

#45 Leavenworth Public Library
#2,555 Nationally
417 Spruce Street
Leavenworth, Kansas 66048

#46 Fredonia Public Library
#2,581 Nationally
807 Jefferson Street
Fredonia, Kansas 66736

#47 Elkhart/Morton County Library
#2,624 Nationally
410 Kansas
Elkhart, Kansas 67950

#48 Independence Public Library
#2,633 Nationally
220 East Maple
Independence, Kansas 67301

#49 Osborne Public Library
#2,659 Nationally
325 W. Main
Osborne, Kansas 67473

#50 Mary Cotton Public Library
#2,667 Nationally
915 Virginia
Sabetha, Kansas 66534