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Washington Library Facts

Score Card


Library Score
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Washington has lots of libraries
Libraries
345
48 per 1,000,000 people
State Size
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Washington is a big state!
State Population
7,183,700
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 Washington!
Computers Available
5,877
Bookmobiles
26

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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
298
per library on average
Compared to 284 nationally
Children's Programs Score
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Children's' Programs
166
per library on average
Compared to 160 nationally
Young Adult Programs Score
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Young Adult Programs
44
per library on average
Compared to 28 nationally

Visitors


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People love visiting libraries!
Library Visits per Visitors
10
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
21
per year
Compared to an average of 13 nationally
Bookworm Score
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Bookworms
55%
of the state have a library card compared to 53% nationally

Librarians


Librarian Score
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Lots of librarians in Washington!
Librarians
3,876
Average Librarian Salary
$52,660

Funds


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Washington libraries are well funded!
Libary Funding per Person
$60
Compared with an average of $39 per person nationally

Top Ranked Libraries


#1 Seattle Public Library
#53 Nationally
1000 4th Avenue
Seattle, Washington 98104

#2 King County Library System
#208 Nationally
960 Newport Way Nw
Issaquah, Washington 98027

#3 Port Townsend Public Library
#251 Nationally
1220 Lawrence Street
Port Townsend, Washington 98368

#4 Whatcom County Library System
#259 Nationally
5205 Northwest Drive
Bellingham, Washington 98226

#5 San Juan Island Library District
#302 Nationally
1010 Guard Street
Friday Harbor, Washington 98250

#5 North Olympic Library System
#302 Nationally
2210 South Peabody Street
Port Angeles, Washington 98362

#7 Burlington Public Library
#311 Nationally
820 East Washington Avenue
Burlington, Washington 98233

#8 Lopez Island Library District
#474 Nationally
2225 Fisherman Bay Road
Lopez Island, Washington 98261

#9 Bellingham Public Library
#492 Nationally
210 Central Avenue
Bellingham, Washington 98225

#10 Jefferson County Rural Library District
#500 Nationally
620 Cedar Avenue
Port Hadlock, Washington 98339

#11 Anacortes Public Library
#517 Nationally
1220 10th Street
Anacortes, Washington 98221

#12 Sno-Isle Libraries
#534 Nationally
7312 35th Avenue Ne
Marysville, Washington 98271

#13 Orcas Island Library District
#595 Nationally
500 Rose Street
Eastsound, Washington 98245

#14 Pierce County Library System
#655 Nationally
3005 112Th Street East
Tacoma, Washington 98446

#15 Tacoma Public Library
#664 Nationally
1102 Tacoma Ave S
Tacoma, Washington 98402

#16 Whitman County Library
#681 Nationally
102 S. Main Street
Colfax, Washington 99111

#17 Timberland Regional Library
#775 Nationally
415 Tumwater Boulevard Sw
Tumwater, Washington 98501

#18 Camas Public Library
#853 Nationally
625 Ne Fourth Avenue
Camas, Washington 98607

#18 Puyallup Public Library
#853 Nationally
324 S Meridian
Puyallup, Washington 98371

#20 Fort Vancouver Regional Library District
#861 Nationally
1007 E. Mill Plain Boulevard
Vancouver, Washington 98663

#21 Kitsap Regional Library
#870 Nationally
1301 Sylvan Way
Bremerton, Washington 98310

#22 Spokane County Library District
#896 Nationally
4322 N Argonne Road
Spokane, Washington 99212

#23 North Central Regional Library
#913 Nationally
16 N Columbia Street
Wenatchee, Washington 98801

#24 Ellensburg Public Library
#989 Nationally
209 North Ruby Street
Ellensburg, Washington 98926

#24 Spokane Public Library
#989 Nationally
906 W. Main Avenue
Spokane, Washington 99201

#26 Pullman (Neill) Public Library
#1,068 Nationally
210 N Grand Avenue
Pullman, Washington 99163

#27 Everett Public Library
#1,111 Nationally
2702 Hoyt Avenue
Everett, Washington 98201

#28 Richland Public Library
#1,171 Nationally
955 Northgate Drive
Richland, Washington 99352

#29 Liberty Lake Municipal Library
#1,274 Nationally
23123 E. Mission Avenue
Liberty Lake, Washington 99019

#30 Pend Oreille County Library District
#1,558 Nationally
116 S. Washington Avenue
Newport, Washington 99156

#31 Columbia County Rural Library District
#1,601 Nationally
111 S 3rd Street
Dayton, Washington 99328

#32 Stevens County Rural Library District
#1,670 Nationally
4008 Cedar Street
Loon Lake, Washington 99148

#33 Mount Vernon City Library
#1,799 Nationally
315 Snoqualmie Street
Mount Vernon, Washington 98273

#34 Walla Walla County Rural Library District
#1,885 Nationally
37 Jade Street
Walla Walla, Washington 99362

#35 Yakima Valley Regional Library
#1,945 Nationally
102 N Third Street
Yakima, Washington 98901

#36 Longview Public Library
#2,074 Nationally
1600 Louisiana Street
Longview, Washington 98632

#37 Walla Walla Public Library
#2,220 Nationally
238 E. Alder Street
Walla Walla, Washington 99362

#38 Ritzville Public Library
#2,418 Nationally
302 W Main
Ritzville, Washington 99169

#39 La Conner Regional Library
#2,487 Nationally
614 Morris Street
La Conner, Washington 98257

#40 Ocean Shores Public Library
#2,512 Nationally
573 Pt. Brown Ave. N.W
Ocean Shores, Washington 98569

#41 Roslyn Public Library
#2,719 Nationally
201 S. First Street
Roslyn, Washington 98941

#42 Kelso Public Library
#2,762 Nationally
351 Three Rivers Drive, Suite 1263
Kelso, Washington 98626

#43 Asotin County Library
#2,788 Nationally
417 Sycamore Street
Clarkston, Washington 99403

#44 Upper Skagit Library District
#3,218 Nationally
45770 B Main Street
Concrete, Washington 98237

#45 Cathlamet Public Library
#3,638 Nationally
115 Columbia Street
Cathlamet, Washington 98612

#46 Sedro-Woolley Public Library
#3,742 Nationally
802 Ball Avenue
Sedro-Woolley, Washington 98284

#47 Cle Elum (Carpenter Memorial) Library
#4,714 Nationally
302 Pennsylvania Avenue
Cle Elum, Washington 98922

#48 Central Skagit Library District
#5,015 Nationally
100 W. State St. Suite C
Sedro Woolley, Washington 98284

#49 Sprague Public Library
#6,115 Nationally
119 West Second
Sprague, Washington 99032

#50 Grandview Library
#6,580 Nationally
500 W. Main Street
Grandview, Washington 98930

Washington Libraries


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