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Pennsylvania Library Facts

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Library Score
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Pennsylvania has lots of libraries
Libraries
620
49 per 1,000,000 people
State Size
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Pennsylvania is a very big state!
State Population
12,702,379
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 Pennsylvania!
Computers Available
8,037
Bookmobiles
22

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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
389
per library on average
Compared to 284 nationally
Children's Programs Score
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Children's' Programs
231
per library on average
Compared to 160 nationally
Young Adult Programs Score
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Young Adult Programs
34
per library on average
Compared to 28 nationally

Visitors


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People love visiting libraries!
Library Visits per Visitors
8
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
12
per year
Compared to an average of 13 nationally
Bookworm Score
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Bookworms
41%
of the state have a library card compared to 53% nationally

Librarians


Librarian Score
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Lots of librarians in Pennsylvania!
Librarians
4,633
Average Librarian Salary
$37,232

Funds


Funding Score
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Pennsylvania libraries have lower funding compared to other states!
Libary Funding per Person
$23
Compared with an average of $39 per person nationally

Top Ranked Libraries


#1 Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh
#62 Nationally
4400 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213

#2 Chester County Library
#87 Nationally
450 Exton Square Parkway
Exton, Pennsylvania 19341

#3 Lower Merion Library System
#173 Nationally
75 East Lancaster Avenue
Ardmore, Pennsylvania 19003

#4 Sewickley Public Library
#216 Nationally
500 Thorn Street
Sewickley, Pennsylvania 15143

#5 Easttown Library & Info Center
#259 Nationally
720 First Avenue
Berwyn, Pennsylvania 19312

#6 Mount Lebanon Public Library
#311 Nationally
16 Castle Shannon Boulevard
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15228

#7 Upper St Clair Twnshp Library
#586 Nationally
1820 Mclaughlin Run Road
Upper St Clair, Pennsylvania 15241

#8 Cheltenham Twnshp Library System
#715 Nationally
215 South Keswick Avenue
Glenside, Pennsylvania 19038

#9 Bridgeville Public Library
#827 Nationally
505 Mcmillen Street
Bridgeville, Pennsylvania 15017

#10 Shaler North Hills Library
#870 Nationally
1822 Mount Royal Boulevard
Glenshaw, Pennsylvania 15116

#11 Bosler Free Library
#904 Nationally
158 West High Street
Carlisle, Pennsylvania 17013

#12 Oakmont Carnegie Library
#989 Nationally
700 Allegheny River Boulevard
Oakmont, Pennsylvania 15139

#12 Hershey Public Library
#989 Nationally
701 Cocoa Avenue
Hershey, Pennsylvania 17033

#14 New Cumberland Public Library
#999 Nationally
1 Benjamin Plaza
New Cumberland, Pennsylvania 17070

#14 Abington Township Public Library
#999 Nationally
1030 Old York Road
Abington, Pennsylvania 19001

#14 Upper Dublin Public Library
#999 Nationally
805 Loch Alsh Avenue
Fort Washington, Pennsylvania 19034

#17 Upper Merion Township Library
#1,042 Nationally
175 W Valley Forge Road
King of Prussia, Pennsylvania 19406

#18 Green Tree Public Library
#1,205 Nationally
10 W Manilla Avenue
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15220

#19 Tredyffrin Public Library
#1,248 Nationally
582 Upper Gulph Road
Wayne, Pennsylvania 19087

#20 Northland Public Library Authority
#1,274 Nationally
300 Cumberland Road
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15237

#21 Peters Township Public Library
#1,369 Nationally
616 East Mcmurray Road
Mcmurray, Pennsylvania 15317

#21 Cooper-Siegel Community Library
#1,369 Nationally
403 Fox Chapel Road
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15238

#21 Whitehall Public Library
#1,369 Nationally
100 Borough Park Drive
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15236

#24 Lansdowne Public Library
#1,386 Nationally
55 South Lansdowne Avenue
Lansdowne, Pennsylvania 19050

#25 Scranton Public Library
#1,395 Nationally
500 Vine Street
Scranton, Pennsylvania 18509

#26 William Jeanes Mem Library
#1,438 Nationally
4051 Joshua Road
Lafayette Hill, Pennsylvania 19444

#27 Monroeville Public Library
#1,463 Nationally
4000 Gateway Campus Boulevard
Monroeville, Pennsylvania 15146

#28 Manheim Township Public Library
#1,515 Nationally
595 Granite Run Drive
Lancaster, Pennsylvania 17601

#29 Free Library of Springfield Township
#1,524 Nationally
1600 Paper Mill Road
Wyndmoor, Pennsylvania 19038

#30 Ephrata Public Library
#1,592 Nationally
550 South Reading Road
Ephrata, Pennsylvania 17522

#31 Pleasant Hills Public Library
#1,618 Nationally
302 Old Clairton Road
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15236

#32 Bethel Park Public Library
#1,644 Nationally
5100 West Library Avenue
Bethel Park, Pennsylvania 15102

#33 Northern Tier Regional Library
#1,653 Nationally
4015 Dickey Road
Gibsonia, Pennsylvania 15044

#34 Dauphin County Library System
#1,704 Nationally
101 Walnut Street
Harrisburg, Pennsylvania 17101

#35 Huntingdon Valley Library
#1,789 Nationally
625 Red Lion Road
Huntingdon Valley, Pennsylvania 19006

#36 Brentwood Library
#1,816 Nationally
3501 Brownsville Road
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15227

#37 Wilkinsburg Public Library
#1,824 Nationally
605 Ross Avenue
Wilkinsburg, Pennsylvania 15221

#38 Marple Public Library
#1,850 Nationally
Sproul & Springfield Roads
Broomall, Pennsylvania 19008

#39 Wissahickon Valley Public Library
#1,936 Nationally
650 Skippack Pike
Blue Bell, Pennsylvania 19422

#40 Swarthmore Public Library
#1,953 Nationally
121 Park Avenue
Swarthmore, Pennsylvania 19081

#41 York Sys Admin Unit
#2,014 Nationally
159 East Market Street
York, Pennsylvania 17401

#42 Upper Moreland Fr Public Library
#2,022 Nationally
109 Park Avenue
Willow Grove, Pennsylvania 19090

#43 Schlow Centre Region Library
#2,048 Nationally
211 South Allen Street
State College, Pennsylvania 16801

#43 Indian Valley Public Library
#2,048 Nationally
100 East Church Avenue
Telford, Pennsylvania 18969

#45 Horsham Township Library
#2,082 Nationally
435 Babylon Road
Horsham, Pennsylvania 19044

#46 Easton Area Public Library
#2,108 Nationally
515 Church Street
Easton, Pennsylvania 18042

#47 Murrysville Community Library
#2,134 Nationally
4130 Sardis Road
Murrysville, Pennsylvania 15668

#48 Southampton Free Library
#2,177 Nationally
947 Street Road
Southampton, Pennsylvania 18966

#49 Adams Sys Admin Unit
#2,203 Nationally
140 Baltimore Street
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania 17325

#50 Mem Library of Radnor Twnshp
#2,306 Nationally
114 West Wayne Avenue
Wayne, Pennsylvania 19087

Pennsylvania Libraries


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