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Massachusetts Library Facts

Score Card


Library Score
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Massachusetts has a lot of libraries!
Libraries
464
70 per 1,000,000 people
State Size
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Massachusetts is a big state!
State Population
6,672,700
Library Programs Score
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Popularity Score
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People love visiting libraries!
Avid Reader Score
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Based on average annual library checkouts per visitor
Librarian Score
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Lots of librarians in Massachusetts!
Computers Available
6,445
Bookmobiles
6

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Books, Music, & Movies


Books, CDs, and Videos Available
Number of Items
Source: Library Scout

Programs


Library Programs Score
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Library Programs
328
per library on average
Compared to 284 nationally
Children's Programs Score
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Children's' Programs
183
per library on average
Compared to 160 nationally
Young Adult Programs Score
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Young Adult Programs
29
per library on average
Compared to 28 nationally

Visitors


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People love visiting libraries!
Library Visits per Visitors
12
per year
Compared to an average of 8 nationally
Avid Reader Score
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Based on average annual library checkouts per visitor
Library Checkouts per Visitor
19
per year
Compared to an average of 13 nationally
Bookworm Score
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Bookworms
50%
of the state have a library card compared to 53% nationally

Librarians


Librarian Score
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Lots of librarians in Massachusetts!
Librarians
3,787
Average Librarian Salary
$50,692

Funds


Funding Score
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Massachusetts libraries have lots of funding!
Libary Funding per Person
$45
Compared with an average of $39 per person nationally

Top Ranked Libraries


#1 Wellesley Free Library
#62 Nationally
530 Washington Street
Wellesley, Massachusetts 02482

#2 Cambridge Public Library
#113 Nationally
449 Broadway
Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138

#3 Watertown Free Public Library
#122 Nationally
123 Main Street
Watertown, Massachusetts 02472

#4 Brookline Public Library
#191 Nationally
361 Washington Street
Brookline, Massachusetts 02445

#4 Concord Free Public Library
#191 Nationally
129 Main Street
Concord, Massachusetts 01742

#6 Dover Town Library
#199 Nationally
56 Dedham Street
Dover, Massachusetts 02030

#6 Cary Memorial Library
#199 Nationally
1874 Massachusetts Avenue
Lexington, Massachusetts 02420

#8 West Tisbury Free Public Library
#234 Nationally
1042 State Road
West Tisbury, Massachusetts 02575

#9 Winchester Public Library
#259 Nationally
80 Washington Street
Winchester, Massachusetts 01890

#10 Belmont Public Library
#268 Nationally
336 Concord Avenue
Belmont, Massachusetts 02478

#10 Weston Public Library
#268 Nationally
87 School Street
Weston, Massachusetts 02493

#12 Duxbury Free Library
#285 Nationally
77 Alden Street
Duxbury, Massachusetts 02332

#13 Newton Free Library
#294 Nationally
330 Homer Street
Newton, Massachusetts 02459

#14 Bedford Free Public Library
#302 Nationally
7 Mudge Way
Bedford, Massachusetts 01730

#14 Boston Public Library
#302 Nationally
700 Boylston Street
Boston, Massachusetts 02116

#16 Memorial Hall Library
#311 Nationally
2 North Main Street
Andover, Massachusetts 01810

#17 Hingham Public Library
#320 Nationally
66 Leavitt Street
Hingham, Massachusetts 02043

#18 Eldredge Public Library
#328 Nationally
564 Main Street
Chatham, Massachusetts 02633

#19 Morse Institute Library
#337 Nationally
14 East Central Street
Natick, Massachusetts 01760

#20 Wellfleet Public Library
#363 Nationally
55 West Main Street
Wellfleet, Massachusetts 02667

#21 Brooks Free Library
#406 Nationally
739 Main Street
Harwich, Massachusetts 02645

#21 Snow Library
#406 Nationally
67 Main Street
Orleans, Massachusetts 02653

#23 Wayland Free Public Library
#414 Nationally
5 Concord Road
Wayland, Massachusetts 01778

#24 Falmouth Public Library
#423 Nationally
300 Main Street
Falmouth, Massachusetts 02540

#25 J. V. Fletcher Library
#449 Nationally
50 Main Street
Westford, Massachusetts 01886

#26 Newburyport Public Library
#474 Nationally
94 Streetate Street
Newburyport, Massachusetts 01950

#26 Goodnow Public Library
#474 Nationally
21 Concord Road
Sudbury, Massachusetts 01776

#28 Vineyard Haven Public Library
#483 Nationally
200 Main Street
Vineyard Haven, Massachusetts 02568

#29 Robbins Library
#500 Nationally
700 Massachusetts Avenue
Arlington, Massachusetts 02476

#29 Oak Bluffs Public Library
#500 Nationally
56R School Street
Oak Bluffs, Massachusetts 02557

#31 Westwood Public Library
#509 Nationally
660 High Street
Westwood, Massachusetts 02090

#32 Needham Free Public Library
#526 Nationally
1139 Highland Avenue
Needham, Massachusetts 02494

#33 Paul Pratt Memorial Library
#534 Nationally
35 Ripley Road
Cohasset, Massachusetts 02025

#34 Groton Public Library
#543 Nationally
99 Main Street
Groton, Massachusetts 01450

#35 Lincoln Public Library
#552 Nationally
Bedford Road
Lincoln, Massachusetts 01773

#36 Acton Memorial Library
#560 Nationally
486 Main Street
Acton, Massachusetts 01720

#37 Harvard Public Library
#569 Nationally
4 Pond Road
Harvard, Massachusetts 01451

#38 Forbes Library
#586 Nationally
20 West Street
Northampton, Massachusetts 01060

#38 Osterville Village Library
#586 Nationally
43 Wianno Avenue
Osterville, Massachusetts 02655

#40 Jones Library, Inc.
#603 Nationally
43 Amity Street
Amherst, Massachusetts 01002

#41 Nantucket Atheneum
#620 Nationally
1 India Street
Nantucket, Massachusetts 02554

#42 Lucius Beebe Memorial Library
#646 Nationally
345 Main Street
Wakefield, Massachusetts 01880

#43 Brewster Ladies` Library
#672 Nationally
1822 Main Street
Brewster, Massachusetts 02631

#44 Hamilton-Wenham Public Library
#689 Nationally
14 Union Street
South Hamilton, Massachusetts 01982

#45 Reading Public Library
#698 Nationally
64 Middlesex Avenue
Reading, Massachusetts 01867

#45 Seekonk Public Library
#698 Nationally
410 Newman Avenue
Seekonk, Massachusetts 02771

#47 Edgartown Free Public Library
#707 Nationally
26 West Tisbury Road
Edgartown, Massachusetts 02539

#48 Truro Public Library
#732 Nationally
7 Standish Way
North Truro, Massachusetts 02652

#49 Mason Library
#750 Nationally
231 Main Street
Great Barrington, Massachusetts 01230

#49 Topsfield Town Library
#750 Nationally
1 South Common Street
Topsfield, Massachusetts 01983

Massachusetts Libraries


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