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Virginia Library Facts

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Library Score

Virginia has lots of libraries

Libraries

356
42 per 1,000,000 people

State Size

Virginia is a big state!

State Population

8,411,808

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 Virginia!

Computers Available

7,653

Bookmobiles

22
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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

193
per library on average
Compared to 160 nationally

Young Adult Programs Score

Young Adult Programs

25
per library on average
Compared to 28 nationally
Visitors
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Popularity Score

People love visiting libraries!

Library Visits per Visitors

7
per year
Compared to an average of 8 nationally

Avid Reader Score

Based on average annual library checkouts per visitor

Library Checkouts per Visitor

14
per year
Compared to an average of 13 nationally

Bookworm Score

Bookworms

58%
of the state have a library card compared to 53% nationally
Librarians
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Librarian Score

Lots of librarians in Virginia!

Librarians

3,870

Average Librarian Salary

$38,851
Funds
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Funding Score

Virginia libraries are funded!

Libary Funding per Person

$35
Compared with an average of $39 per person nationally
Top Ranked Libraries
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#1 Mary Riley Styles Public Library
#53 Nationally
120 North Virginia Avenue
Falls Church, Virginia 22046

#2 Williamsburg Regional Library
#96 Nationally
7770 Croaker Road
Williamsburg, Virginia 23188

#3 Bristol Public Library
#105 Nationally
701 Goode Street
Bristol, Virginia 24201

#4 Henrico County Public Library
#388 Nationally
1700 North Parham Road
Henrico, Virginia 23229

#5 Arlington Dept. of Libraries
#457 Nationally
1015 North Quincy Street
Arlington, Virginia 22201

#6 Virginia Beach Public Library
#534 Nationally
2416 Courthouse Drive Building 19
Virginia Beach, Virginia 23456

#7 Poquoson Public Library
#569 Nationally
500 City Hall Avenue
Poquoson, Virginia 23662

#8 Roanoke County Public Library
#595 Nationally
6303 Merriman Road S.W
Roanoke, Virginia 24018

#9 Norfolk Public Library
#629 Nationally
1155 Pineridge Road
Norfolk, Virginia 23502

#10 Loudoun County Public Library
#672 Nationally
102 North Street, NW Suite A.
Leesburg, Virginia 20176

#11 Central Rappahannock Regional Library
#724 Nationally
1201 Caroline Street
Fredericksburg, Virginia 22401

#12 Chesapeake Public Library
#836 Nationally
298 Cedar Road
Chesapeake, Virginia 23322

#13 Roanoke City Public Library
#922 Nationally
706 S. Jefferson Street
Roanoke, Virginia 24016

#14 Staunton Public Library
#1,033 Nationally
1 Churchville Avenue
Staunton, Virginia 24401

#15 Alexandria Library
#1,051 Nationally
5005 Duke Street
Alexandria, Virginia 22304

#16 York County Public Library
#1,085 Nationally
100 Long Green Boulevard
Yorktown, Virginia 23693

#17 Waynesboro Public Library
#1,291 Nationally
600 S. Wayne Avenue
Waynesboro, Virginia 22980

#18 Jefferson-Madison Regional Library
#1,300 Nationally
201 East Market Street
Charlottesville, Virginia 22902

#19 Fairfax County Public Library
#1,446 Nationally
12000 Government Center Parkway Sui
Fairfax, Virginia 22035

#20 Radford Public Library
#1,489 Nationally
30 West Main Street
Radford, Virginia 24141

#21 Fauquier County Public Library
#1,567 Nationally
11 Winchester Street
Warrenton, Virginia 20186

#22 Salem Public Library
#1,713 Nationally
28 E. Main Street
Salem, Virginia 24153

#23 Pamunkey Regional Library
#1,730 Nationally
7527 Library Drive
Hanover, Virginia 23069

#24 Richmond Public Library
#1,738 Nationally
101 East Franklin Street
Richmond, Virginia 23219

#25 Colonial Heights Public Library
#1,799 Nationally
1000 Yacht Basin Drive
Colonial Heights, Virginia 23834

#26 Newport News Public Library System
#1,816 Nationally
700 Town Center Dr., Suite 300
Newport News, Virginia 23606

#27 Lancaster Community Library
#1,859 Nationally
235 School Street
Kilmarnock, Virginia 22482

#28 Chesterfield County Public Library
#1,936 Nationally
9501 Lori Road
Chesterfield, Virginia 23832

#29 Samuels Public Library
#1,971 Nationally
330 East Criser Road
Front Royal, Virginia 22630

#30 Highland County Public Library
#2,022 Nationally
31 North Water Street
Monterey, Virginia 24465

#31 Botetourt County Library
#2,057 Nationally
28 Avery Row
Roanoke, Virginia 24012

#32 Bedford Public Library System
#2,125 Nationally
321 North Bridge Street
Bedford, Virginia 24523

#33 Suffolk Public Library System
#2,168 Nationally
443 West Washington Street
Suffolk, Virginia 23434

#34 Washington County Public Library
#2,177 Nationally
205 Oak Hill Street
Abingdon, Virginia 24210

#35 Rockbridge Regional Library
#2,220 Nationally
138 S. Main Street
Lexington, Virginia 24450

#36 Gloucester County Public Library
#2,229 Nationally
6920 Main Street
Gloucester, Virginia 23061

#37 Blackwater Regional Library
#2,323 Nationally
22511 Main Street
Courtland, Virginia 23837

#38 Orange County Public Library
#2,365 Nationally
146A Madison Road
Orange, Virginia 22960

#39 Clifton Forge Public Library
#2,392 Nationally
535 Church Street
Clifton Forge, Virginia 24422

#40 Caroline Library, Inc.
#2,504 Nationally
17202 Richmond Turnpike
Bowling Green, Virginia 22427

#40 Montgomery-Floyd Regional Library
#2,504 Nationally
125 Sheltman Street
Christiansburg, Virginia 24073

#42 Mathews Memorial Library
#2,659 Nationally
251 Main Street
Mathews, Virginia 23109

#43 Smyth-Bland Regional Library
#2,702 Nationally
118 South Sheffey Street
Marion, Virginia 24354

#44 Handley Regional Library
#2,770 Nationally
100 W. Piccadilly Street
Winchester, Virginia 22601

#45 Campbell County Public Library
#2,831 Nationally
684 Village Highway Lower Level
Rustburg, Virginia 24588

#46 Culpeper County Library
#2,942 Nationally
271 Southgate Shopping Center
Culpeper, Virginia 22701

#47 Appomattox Regional Library System
#2,977 Nationally
209 East Cawson Street
Hopewell, Virginia 23860

#48 Franklin County Public Library
#3,002 Nationally
355 Franklin Street
Rocky Mount, Virginia 24151

#49 Lynchburg Public Library
#3,020 Nationally
2315 Memorial Avenue
Lynchburg, Virginia 24501

#50 Danville Public Library
#3,132 Nationally
511 Patton Street
Danville, Virginia 24541

#50 Lonesome Pine Regional Library
#3,132 Nationally
124 Library Road SW
Wise, Virginia 24293