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Louisiana Library Facts

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Library Score

Louisiana has a lot of libraries!

Libraries

338
72 per 1,000,000 people

State Size

Louisiana is a medium-size state

State Population

4,681,666

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 Louisiana!

Computers Available

5,632

Bookmobiles

27
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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

286
per library on average
Compared to 284 nationally

Children's Programs Score

Children's' Programs

138
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

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

9
per year
Compared to an average of 13 nationally

Bookworm Score

Bookworms

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

Lots of librarians in Louisiana!

Librarians

2,708

Average Librarian Salary

$34,699
Funds
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Funding Score

Louisiana 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 East Baton Rouge Parish
#113 Nationally
7711 Goodwood Boulevard
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70806

#2 Shreve Memorial
#268 Nationally
424 Texas Street
Shreveport, Louisiana 71101

#3 Pointe Coupee Parish Library
#294 Nationally
201 Claiborne Street
New Roads, Louisiana 70760

#4 Webster Parish
#371 Nationally
521 East and West
Minden, Louisiana 71055

#5 St. Charles Parish Library
#457 Nationally
160 W. Campus Drive
Destrehan, Louisiana 70047

#6 Lafourche Parish Public Library
#509 Nationally
705 West 5th Street
Thibodaux, Louisiana 70301

#7 Ouachita Parish Public Library
#517 Nationally
1800 Stubbs Avenue
Monroe, Louisiana 71201

#8 Lafayette Public Library
#534 Nationally
301 W. Congress Street
Lafayette, Louisiana 70501

#9 Jackson Parish Library
#595 Nationally
614 South Polk Avenue
Jonesboro, Louisiana 71251

#10 Calcasieu Parish Library
#612 Nationally
301 West Claude Street
Lake Charles, Louisiana 70605

#11 Jefferson Parish Library
#629 Nationally
4747 W. Napoleon Avenue
Metairie, Louisiana 70001

#12 Ascension Parish
#707 Nationally
500 Mississippi Street
Donaldsonville, Louisiana 70346

#13 Cameron Parish Library
#724 Nationally
501 Marshall Street
Cameron, Louisiana 70631

#14 Bossier Parish
#741 Nationally
2206 Beckett Street
Bossier City, Louisiana 71111

#15 Terrebonne Parish
#818 Nationally
151 Library Drive
Houma, Louisiana 70360

#16 New Orleans Public
#836 Nationally
219 Loyola Avenue
New Orleans, Louisiana 70112

#17 Rapides Parish Library
#982 Nationally
411 Washington Street
Alexandria, Louisiana 71301

#18 Desoto Parish Library
#1,008 Nationally
109 Crosby Street
Mansfield, Louisiana 71052

#19 St. John The Baptist Parish Library
#1,094 Nationally
2920 Highway 51
Laplace, Louisiana 70068

#20 St. Tammany Parish Library
#1,102 Nationally
310 West 21st Avenue
Covington, Louisiana 70433

#21 Bienville Parish Library
#1,266 Nationally
2768 Maple Street
Arcadia, Louisiana 71001

#22 Natchitoches Parish Library
#1,419 Nationally
450 Second Street
Natchitoches, Louisiana 71457

#23 Beauregard Parish
#1,446 Nationally
205 South Washington Avenue
Deridder, Louisiana 70634

#24 Lincoln Parish Library
#1,463 Nationally
910 North Trenton Street
Ruston, Louisiana 71270

#25 Iberville Parish
#1,541 Nationally
24605 J. Gerald Berret Boulevard
Plaquemine, Louisiana 70764

#26 Livingston Parish
#1,850 Nationally
20390 Iowa Street
Livingston, Louisiana 70754

#27 St. Martin Parish Library
#2,168 Nationally
201 Porter Street
St. Martinville, Louisiana 70582

#28 Vermilion Parish Library
#2,186 Nationally
405 East Saint Victor Street
Abbeville, Louisiana 70510

#29 Iberia Parish Library
#2,538 Nationally
445 E. Main Street
New Iberia, Louisiana 70560

#30 Concordia Parish
#2,564 Nationally
1609 Third Street
Ferriday, Louisiana 71334

#31 Tangipahoa Parish Library
#2,581 Nationally
204 NE Central Avenue
Amite, Louisiana 70422

#32 West Baton Rouge Parish
#2,684 Nationally
830 North Alexander Avenue
Port Allen, Louisiana 70767

#33 Jefferson Davis Parish
#2,702 Nationally
118 West Plaquemine Street
Jennings, Louisiana 70546

#34 Claiborne Parish
#2,839 Nationally
909 Edgewood Drive
Homer, Louisiana 71040

#34 Richland Parish Library
#2,839 Nationally
1410 Louisa Street
Rayville, Louisiana 71269

#36 South St. Landry Community Library
#2,925 Nationally
235 Marie Street
Sunset, Louisiana 70584

#37 Evangeline Parish
#3,175 Nationally
916 West Main Street
Ville Platte, Louisiana 70586

#38 Winn Parish
#3,200 Nationally
200 North Street John Street
Winnfield, Louisiana 71483

#39 Vernon Parish
#3,338 Nationally
1401 Nolan Trace
Leesville, Louisiana 71446

#40 Red River Parish
#3,355 Nationally
410 East Carroll Street
Coushatta, Louisiana 71019

#41 St. Mary Parish Library
#3,622 Nationally
206 Iberia Street
Franklin, Louisiana 70538

#42 St. James Parish
#3,776 Nationally
1879 W. Main Street
Lutcher, Louisiana 70071

#43 Sabine Parish
#3,940 Nationally
705 Main Street
Many, Louisiana 71449

#44 Grant Parish
#4,069 Nationally
300 Main Street
Colfax, Louisiana 71417

#45 Catahoula Parish
#4,095 Nationally
300 Bushley Street
Harrisonburg, Louisiana 71340

#46 Acadia Parish
#4,249 Nationally
1125 North Parkerson Avenue
Crowley, Louisiana 70526

#47 East Carroll Parish
#4,464 Nationally
109 Sparrow Street
Lake Providence, Louisiana 71254

#48 Franklin Parish Library
#4,542 Nationally
705 Prairie Street
Winnsboro, Louisiana 71295

#49 Allen Parish Libraries
#4,568 Nationally
320 South Sixth Street
Oberlin, Louisiana 70655

#50 Lasalle Parish Library
#4,593 Nationally
3108 North First Street
Jena, Louisiana 71342