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Texas Library Facts

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Library Score

Texas has few libraries

Libraries

879
32 per 1,000,000 people

State Size

Texas is a very big state!

State Population

27,469,114

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 Texas!

Computers Available

20,641

Bookmobiles

11
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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

316
per library on average
Compared to 284 nationally

Children's Programs Score

Children's' Programs

169
per library on average
Compared to 160 nationally

Young Adult Programs Score

Young Adult Programs

31
per library on average
Compared to 28 nationally
Visitors
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Popularity Score

People love visiting libraries!

Library Visits per Visitors

5
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

50%
of the state have a library card compared to 53% nationally
Librarians
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Librarian Score

Lots of librarians in Texas!

Librarians

6,869

Average Librarian Salary

$37,552
Funds
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Funding Score

Texas 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 Westbank Community Library District
#320 Nationally
1309 Westbank Drive
Austin, Texas 78746

#2 Bee Cave Public Library
#397 Nationally
4000 Galleria Parkway
Bee Cave, Texas 78738

#3 Haslet Public Library
#698 Nationally
100 Gammill Street
Haslet, Texas 76052

#4 Rosenberg Library
#707 Nationally
2310 Sealy Street
Galveston, Texas 77550

#5 Hurst Public Library
#879 Nationally
901 Precinct Line Road
Hurst, Texas 76053

#6 Plano Public Library System
#956 Nationally
2501 Coit Road
Plano, Texas 75075

#7 Wells Branch Community Library
#982 Nationally
15001 Wells Port Drive
Austin, Texas 78728

#8 Austin Public Library
#1,059 Nationally
800 Guadalupe Street
Austin, Texas 78701

#9 Roanoke Public Library
#1,085 Nationally
308 S. Walnut Street
Roanoke, Texas 76262

#10 Denton Public Library
#1,094 Nationally
502 Oakland Street
Denton, Texas 76201

#10 Patrick Heath Public Library
#1,094 Nationally
451 North Main Street Building 100
Boerne, Texas 78006

#12 Farmers Branch Manske Public Library
#1,214 Nationally
13613 Webb Chapel Road
Farmers Branch, Texas 75234

#13 Bulverde/Spring Branch Library
#1,300 Nationally
131 Bulverde Crossing Road
Bulverde, Texas 78163

#14 Livingston Municipal Library
#1,334 Nationally
707 North Tyler Avenue
Livingston, Texas 77351

#15 Cozby Library and Community Commons
#1,403 Nationally
177 North Heartz Road
Coppell, Texas 75019

#16 Rita & Truett Smith Public Library
#1,558 Nationally
300 Country Club Drive Building 300
Wylie, Texas 75098

#17 Azle Memorial Library
#1,635 Nationally
333 W. Main Street
Azle, Texas 76020

#18 Friench Simpson Memorial Library
#1,644 Nationally
705 E. 4th Street
Hallettsville, Texas 77964

#19 Richardson Public Library
#1,696 Nationally
900 Civic Center Drive
Richardson, Texas 75080

#20 Georgetown Public Library
#1,807 Nationally
402 W. 8th Street
Georgetown, Texas 78626

#21 Hewitt Public Library
#1,824 Nationally
200 Patriot Court
Hewitt, Texas 76643

#22 Bedford Public Library
#1,859 Nationally
2424 Forest Ridge Drive
Bedford, Texas 76021

#23 Euless Public Library
#1,867 Nationally
201 North Ector Drive
Euless, Texas 76039

#24 Sterling Municipal Library
#1,902 Nationally
1 Wilbanks Avenue
Baytown, Texas 77520

#25 North Richland Hills Public Library
#1,910 Nationally
9015 Grand Avenue
North Richland Hills, Texas 76180

#25 Springlake-Earth Community Library
#1,910 Nationally
472 Fm 302
Springlake, Texas 79082

#25 Benbrook Public Library
#1,910 Nationally
1065 Mercedes Street
Benbrook, Texas 76126

#28 Irving Public Library
#1,928 Nationally
801 W. Irving Boulevard
Irving, Texas 75060

#28 Keller Public Library
#1,928 Nationally
640 Johnson Road
Keller, Texas 76248

#30 Lovett Memorial Library Mclean
#1,936 Nationally
302 North Main
Mclean, Texas 79057

#31 Fayette Public Library
#1,988 Nationally
855 S. Jefferson Street
La Grange, Texas 78945

#32 Colleyville Public Library
#2,005 Nationally
110 Main Street
Colleyville, Texas 76034

#33 Frisco Public Library
#2,048 Nationally
6101 Frisco Square Boulevard Suite 3000
Frisco, Texas 75034

#34 Fort Bend County Libraries
#2,065 Nationally
1003 Golfview Drive
Richmond, Texas 77469

#35 Grapevine Public Library
#2,082 Nationally
1201 Municipal Way
Grapevine, Texas 76051

#36 Bertha Voyer Memorial Library
#2,108 Nationally
500 6th Street
Honey Grove, Texas 75446

#36 New Braunfels Public Library
#2,108 Nationally
700 E. Common Street
New Braunfels, Texas 78130

#38 The Library At Cedar Creek Lake
#2,151 Nationally
410 E. Cedar Creek Parkway
Seven Points, Texas 75143

#39 Dallas Public Library
#2,237 Nationally
1515 Young Street
Dallas, Texas 75201

#39 Watauga Public Library
#2,237 Nationally
7109 Whitley Road
Watauga, Texas 76148

#41 Bandera County Library
#2,246 Nationally
515 Main Street
Bandera, Texas 78003

#42 Austin Memorial Library
#2,315 Nationally
220 S. Bonham Avenue
Cleveland, Texas 77327

#43 Fort Worth Library
#2,323 Nationally
500 W. 3rd Street
Fort Worth, Texas 76102

#44 Bellaire City Library
#2,332 Nationally
5111 Jessamine Street
Bellaire, Texas 77401

#45 Castroville Public Library
#2,340 Nationally
802 London Street
Castroville, Texas 78009

#46 San Antonio Public Library
#2,358 Nationally
600 Soledad Street
San Antonio, Texas 78205

#47 Arthur Temple Sr Memorial Library
#2,365 Nationally
106 Timberland Highway
Pineland, Texas 75968

#48 Mary Lou Reddick Public Library
#2,401 Nationally
7005 Charbonneau Road
Lake Worth, Texas 76135

#48 Allen Public Library
#2,401 Nationally
300 North Allen Drive
Allen, Texas 75013

#50 Collingsworth Public Library
#2,444 Nationally
711 15th Street
Wellington, Texas 79095