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New Jersey Library Facts

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Library Score

New Jersey has lots of libraries

Libraries

438
50 per 1,000,000 people

State Size

New Jersey is a big state!

State Population

8,791,894

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 New Jersey!

Computers Available

8,262

Bookmobiles

12
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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

465
per library on average
Compared to 284 nationally

Children's Programs Score

Children's' Programs

228
per library on average
Compared to 160 nationally

Young Adult Programs Score

Young Adult Programs

41
per library on average
Compared to 28 nationally
Visitors
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Popularity Score

People love visiting libraries!

Library Visits per Visitors

10
per year
Compared to an average of 8 nationally

Avid Reader Score

Based on average annual library checkouts per visitor

Library Checkouts per Visitor

13
per year
Compared to an average of 13 nationally

Bookworm Score

Bookworms

48%
of the state have a library card compared to 53% nationally
Librarians
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Librarian Score

Lots of librarians in New Jersey!

Librarians

4,645

Average Librarian Salary

$49,906
Funds
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Funding Score

New Jersey libraries are well funded!

Libary Funding per Person

$55
Compared with an average of $39 per person nationally
Top Ranked Libraries
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#1 Princeton Public Library
#10 Nationally
65 Witherspoon Street
Princeton, New Jersey 08542

#2 Ocean City Free Public Library
#44 Nationally
1735 Simpson Avenue
Ocean City, New Jersey 08226

#3 Avalon Free Public Library
#79 Nationally
235 32nd Street
Avalon, New Jersey 08202

#4 Somerset County Library
#87 Nationally
1 Vogt Drive
Bridgewater, New Jersey 08807

#5 Mercer County Library
#113 Nationally
2751 Brunswick Pike
Lawrenceville, New Jersey 08648

#6 Ruth L. Rockwood Memorial Library
#130 Nationally
10 Robert H. Harp Drive
Livingston, New Jersey 07039

#7 Ridgewood Public Library
#139 Nationally
125 North Maple Avenue
Ridgewood, New Jersey 07450

#8 Cape May County Library
#165 Nationally
30 Mechanic Street
Cape May Court House, New Jersey 08210

#9 East Brunswick Public Library
#191 Nationally
2 Jean Walling Civic Center
East Brunswick, New Jersey 08816

#10 Bernardsville Public Library
#234 Nationally
1 Anderson Hill Road
Bernardsville, New Jersey 07924

#11 Summit Free Public Library
#242 Nationally
75 Maple Street
Summit, New Jersey 07901

#12 Franklin Lakes Free Public Library
#259 Nationally
470 Dekorte Drive
Franklin Lakes, New Jersey 07417

#13 Upper Saddle River Public Library
#268 Nationally
245 Lake Street
Upper Saddle River, New Jersey 07458

#13 Montclair Public Library
#268 Nationally
50 S. Fullerton Avenue
Montclair, New Jersey 07042

#15 Millburn Free Public Library
#302 Nationally
200 Glen Avenue
Millburn, New Jersey 07041

#16 Paramus Public Library
#311 Nationally
E. 116 Century Road
Paramus, New Jersey 07652

#17 Ocean County Library
#363 Nationally
101 Washington Street
Toms River, New Jersey 08753

#18 Maplewood Memorial Library
#371 Nationally
51 Baker Street
Maplewood, New Jersey 07040

#19 Bernards Township Library
#380 Nationally
32 South Maple Avenue
Basking Ridge, New Jersey 07920

#20 Plainsboro Free Public Library
#397 Nationally
9 Van Doren Drive
Plainsboro, New Jersey 08536

#21 Westfield Memorial Library
#423 Nationally
550 E. Broad Street
Westfield, New Jersey 07090

#22 Monroe Township Public Library/Middlesex
#431 Nationally
4 Municipal Plaza
Monroe Township, New Jersey 08831

#23 Glen Rock Public Library
#457 Nationally
315 Rock Road
Glen Rock, New Jersey 07452

#24 Mahwah Free Public Library
#466 Nationally
100 Ridge Road
Mahwah Township, New Jersey 07430

#24 Wyckoff Free Public Library
#466 Nationally
200 Woodland Avenue
Wyckoff, New Jersey 07481

#26 Margate City Public Library
#500 Nationally
8100 Atlantic Avenue
Margate, New Jersey 08402

#27 Ramsey Free Public Library
#526 Nationally
30 Wyckoff Avenue
Ramsey, New Jersey 07446

#28 Glen Ridge Free Public Library
#569 Nationally
240 Ridgewood Avenue
Glen Ridge, New Jersey 07028

#29 South Brunswick Public Library
#578 Nationally
110 Kingston Lane
Monmouth Junction, New Jersey 08852

#30 Tenafly Free Public Library
#595 Nationally
100 Riveredge Road
Tenafly, New Jersey 07670

#31 Madison Public Library
#620 Nationally
39 Keep Street
Madison, New Jersey 07940

#32 Chathams Joint Free Public Library
#638 Nationally
214 Main Street
Chatham, New Jersey 07928

#33 West Caldwell Public Library
#646 Nationally
30 Clinton Road
West Caldwell, New Jersey 07006

#34 Hoboken Public Library
#681 Nationally
500 Park Avenue
Hoboken, New Jersey 07030

#35 Secaucus Free Public Library
#698 Nationally
1379 Paterson Plank Road
Secaucus, New Jersey 07094

#36 Lee Memorial Library
#741 Nationally
500 W. Crescent Avenue
Allendale, New Jersey 07401

#37 Teaneck Public Library
#750 Nationally
840 Teaneck Road
Teaneck, New Jersey 07666

#37 Moorestown Library
#750 Nationally
111 W. Second Street
Moorestown, New Jersey 08057

#37 Hunterdon County Library
#750 Nationally
314 State Highway 12, Bldg. #3
Flemington, New Jersey 08822

#40 Woodbridge Public Library
#758 Nationally
George Frederick Plaza
Woodbridge, New Jersey 07095

#40 Parsippany-Troy Hills Public Library
#758 Nationally
449 Halsey Road
Parsippany, New Jersey 07054

#42 Warren County Library
#775 Nationally
2 Shotwell Drive
Belvidere, New Jersey 07923

#43 Chester Library
#827 Nationally
250 West Main Street
Chester, New Jersey 07930

#43 Sparta Public Library
#827 Nationally
22 Woodport Road
Sparta, New Jersey 07871

#45 River Edge Free Public Library
#844 Nationally
685 Elm Avenue
River Edge, New Jersey 07661

#46 Middletown Township Public Library
#861 Nationally
55 New Monmouth Road
Middletown, New Jersey 07748

#47 Closter Public Library
#870 Nationally
280 High Street
Closter, New Jersey 07624

#47 Fort Lee Free Public Library
#870 Nationally
320 Main Street
Fort Lee, New Jersey 07024

#49 Maurice M. Pine Free Public Library
#887 Nationally
10-01 Fair Lawn Avenue
Fair Lawn, New Jersey 07410

#50 Montvale Free Public Library
#896 Nationally
12 Mercedes Drive
Montvale, New Jersey 07645

#50 Mount Laurel Library
#896 Nationally
100 Walt Whitman Avenue
Mount Laurel, New Jersey 08054

#50 Bedminster-Far Hills
#896 Nationally
2336 Lamington Road
Bedminster, New Jersey 07921