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Tennessee Library Facts

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Library Score

Tennessee has lots of libraries

Libraries

285
43 per 1,000,000 people

State Size

Tennessee is a big state!

State Population

6,600,299

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 Tennessee!

Computers Available

5,574

Bookmobiles

3
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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

224
per library on average
Compared to 284 nationally

Children's Programs Score

Children's' Programs

116
per library on average
Compared to 160 nationally

Young Adult Programs Score

Young Adult Programs

33
per library on average
Compared to 28 nationally
Visitors
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Popularity Score

People love visiting libraries!

Library Visits per Visitors

6
per year
Compared to an average of 8 nationally

Avid Reader Score

Based on average annual library checkouts per visitor

Library Checkouts per Visitor

8
per year
Compared to an average of 13 nationally

Bookworm Score

Bookworms

51%
of the state have a library card compared to 53% nationally
Librarians
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Librarian Score

Lots of librarians in Tennessee!

Librarians

1,904

Average Librarian Salary

$31,617
Funds
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Funding Score

Tennessee libraries have lower funding compared to other states!

Libary Funding per Person

$19
Compared with an average of $39 per person nationally
Top Ranked Libraries
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#1 The Brentwood Library
#423 Nationally
8109 Concord Road
Brentwood, Tennessee 37027

#2 Nashville Public Library
#603 Nationally
615 Church Street
Nashville, Tennessee 37219

#3 Pigeon Forge Public Library
#1,025 Nationally
2449 Library Drive
Pigeon Forge, Tennessee 37863

#4 Collegedale Public Library
#1,515 Nationally
9318 Apison Pike
Collegedale, Tennessee 37315

#5 Chattanooga Public Library
#1,610 Nationally
1001 Broad Street
Chattanooga (S), Tennessee 37402

#6 Knox County Public Library System
#1,756 Nationally
500 W. Church Avenue
Knoxville (S), Tennessee 37902

#7 Oak Ridge Public Library
#2,014 Nationally
1401 Oak Ridge Turnpike
Oak Ridge (In), Tennessee 37830

#8 Johnson City Public Library
#2,186 Nationally
100 West Millard Street
Johnson City, Tennessee 37604

#9 Memphis Public Library and Information Center
#2,452 Nationally
3030 Poplar Avenue
Memphis (S), Tennessee 38111

#10 Williamson County Public Library
#2,616 Nationally
1314 Columbia Avenue
Franklin, Tennessee 37064

#11 Grand Junction Public Library
#2,667 Nationally
103 Washington Street
Grand Junction, Tennessee 38039

#12 Lucius E. and Elsie C. Burch, Jr. Library
#2,762 Nationally
501 Poplar View Parkway
Collierville, Tennessee 38017

#13 Middleton Community Library
#2,831 Nationally
110 Bolton Avenue
Middleton, Tennessee 38052

#14 Anna Porter Public Library
#2,848 Nationally
158 Proffitt Road
Gatlinburg, Tennessee 37738

#15 Blount County Public Library
#2,856 Nationally
508 North Cusick Street
Maryville, Tennessee 37804

#16 Kingsport Public Library
#2,865 Nationally
400 Broad Street
Kingsport (S), Tennessee 37660

#17 Germantown Community Library
#3,037 Nationally
1925 Exeter Road
Germantown, Tennessee 38138

#18 Sevier County Public Library System
#3,243 Nationally
408 High Street
Sevierville (S), Tennessee 37862

#19 Benton County Library
#3,252 Nationally
121 South Forrest Avenue
Camden, Tennessee 38320

#20 Putnam County Library
#3,364 Nationally
50 East Broad Street
Cookeville, Tennessee 38501

#21 Linebaugh Public Library
#3,450 Nationally
105 West Vine Street
Murfreesboro, Tennessee 37130

#22 Cleveland Bradley County Public Library
#3,518 Nationally
795 Church Street NE
Cleveland, Tennessee 37311

#23 Ardmore Public Library
#3,527 Nationally
25836 Main Street
Ardmore, Tennessee 38449

#24 White House Public Library
#3,579 Nationally
105 B. College Street
White House, Tennessee 37188

#24 Sharon Public Library
#3,579 Nationally
133 Main Street
Sharon, Tennessee 38255

#26 Clarksville Montgomery County Public Library
#3,622 Nationally
350 Pageant Lane, Suite 501
Clarksville, Tennessee 37040

#27 Mildred G. Fields Memorial Library
#3,630 Nationally
1075A E. Van Hook Street
Milan, Tennessee 38358

#28 Spring Hill Public Library
#3,647 Nationally
144 Kedron Parkway
Spring Hill, Tennessee 37174

#29 Obion County Public Library
#3,656 Nationally
1221 East Reelfoot Avenue
Union City, Tennessee 38261

#30 Art Circle Public Library
#3,708 Nationally
3 East Street
Crossville, Tennessee 38555

#31 Coffee County Lannom Memorial Public Library
#3,828 Nationally
312 North Collins Street
Tullahoma, Tennessee 37388

#32 Jackson-Madison County Library
#4,026 Nationally
433 East Lafayette Street
Jackson, Tennessee 38301

#33 Clyde W. Roddy Public Library
#4,060 Nationally
371 First Avenue
Dayton, Tennessee 37321

#33 Gallatin Public Library of Sumner County
#4,060 Nationally
123 East Main Street
Gallatin, Tennessee 37066

#35 Coffee County-Manchester Public Library
#4,103 Nationally
1005 Hillsboro Boulevard
Manchester, Tennessee 37355

#36 Stokes Brown Public Library
#4,172 Nationally
405 White Street
Springfield, Tennessee 37172

#37 C. E. Weldon Public Library
#4,267 Nationally
100 Main Street
Martin, Tennessee 38237

#38 Lebanon-Wilson County Public Library
#4,292 Nationally
108 South Hatton Avenue
Lebanon, Tennessee 37087

#39 Dickson County Public Library
#4,421 Nationally
206 Henslee Drive
Dickson, Tennessee 37055

#40 Hendersonville Public Library of Sumner County
#4,482 Nationally
140 Saundersville Road
Hendersonville, Tennessee 37075

#40 Washington County Public Library
#4,482 Nationally
200 Sabin Drive
Jonesborough, Tennessee 37659

#42 E. G. Fisher Public Library
#4,516 Nationally
1289 Ingleside Avenue
Athens, Tennessee 37303

#43 Morristown-Hamblen Public Library
#4,550 Nationally
417 West Main Street
Morristown, Tennessee 37814

#43 Mt. Juliet-Wilson County Public Library
#4,550 Nationally
2765 North Mt. Juliet Road
Mt. Juliet, Tennessee 37122

#45 Parsons Public Library
#4,611 Nationally
535 Tennessee Avenue South
Parsons, Tennessee 38363

#46 Tipton County Public Library
#4,636 Nationally
3149 Highway 52S Bldg.C
Covington, Tennessee 38019

#47 Maynardville Public Library
#4,662 Nationally
296 Main Street
Maynardville, Tennessee 37807

#48 Portland Public Library of Sumner County
#4,714 Nationally
301 Portland Boulevard
Portland, Tennessee 37148

#49 Maury County Public Library
#4,748 Nationally
211 West Eighth Street
Columbia (S), Tennessee 38401

#50 Stewart County Public Library
#4,834 Nationally
102 Natcor Drive
Dover, Tennessee 37058