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Wisconsin Library Facts

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Library Score

Wisconsin has a lot of libraries!

Libraries

459
79 per 1,000,000 people

State Size

Wisconsin is a big state!

State Population

5,775,120

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 Wisconsin!

Computers Available

6,368

Bookmobiles

5
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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

233
per library on average
Compared to 284 nationally

Children's Programs Score

Children's' Programs

142
per library on average
Compared to 160 nationally

Young Adult Programs Score

Young Adult Programs

19
per library on average
Compared to 28 nationally
Visitors
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Popularity Score

People love visiting libraries!

Library Visits per Visitors

9
per year
Compared to an average of 8 nationally

Avid Reader Score

Based on average annual library checkouts per visitor

Library Checkouts per Visitor

17
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 Wisconsin!

Librarians

3,035

Average Librarian Salary

$39,043
Funds
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Funding Score

Wisconsin libraries have lots of funding!

Libary Funding per Person

$43
Compared with an average of $39 per person nationally
Top Ranked Libraries
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#1 La Crosse Public Library
#62 Nationally
800 Main Street
La Crosse, Wisconsin 54601

#2 Verona Public Library
#182 Nationally
500 Silent Street
Verona, Wisconsin 53593

#3 Middleton Public Library
#199 Nationally
7425 Hubbard Avenue
Middleton, Wisconsin 53562

#4 Madison Public Library
#225 Nationally
201 W. Mifflin Street
Madison, Wisconsin 53703

#5 Monona Public Library
#294 Nationally
1000 Nichols Road
Monona, Wisconsin 53716

#6 Brookfield Public Library
#345 Nationally
1900 North Calhoun Road
Brookfield, Wisconsin 53005

#7 Shorewood Public Library
#354 Nationally
3920 North Murray Avenue
Shorewood, Wisconsin 53211

#8 Door County Library
#526 Nationally
107 S. 4th Avenue
Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin 54235

#9 Kenosha Public Library
#543 Nationally
7979 38th Avenue
Kenosha, Wisconsin 53140

#10 Wauwatosa Public Library
#612 Nationally
7635 W. North Avenue
Wauwatosa, Wisconsin 53213

#10 Whitefish Bay Public Library
#612 Nationally
5420 North Marlborough Drive
Whitefish Bay, Wisconsin 53217

#12 Mead Public Library
#672 Nationally
710 North 8th Street
Sheboygan, Wisconsin 53081

#12 Fitchburg Public Library
#672 Nationally
5530 Lacy Road
Fitchburg, Wisconsin 53711

#14 Hedberg Public Library
#741 Nationally
316 S. Main Street
Janesville, Wisconsin 53545

#15 Ruth Culver Community Library
#758 Nationally
540 Water Street
Prairie Du Sac, Wisconsin 53578

#16 Everett Roehl Marshfield Public Library
#775 Nationally
105 So. Maple Avenue
Marshfield, Wisconsin 54449

#17 Elisha D. Smith Public Library
#784 Nationally
440 First Street
Menasha, Wisconsin 54952

#18 Kilbourn Public Library
#818 Nationally
620 Elm Street
Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin 53965

#19 Milwaukee Public Library
#844 Nationally
814 W. Wisconsin Avenue
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53233

#20 River Falls Public Library
#887 Nationally
140 Union Street
River Falls, Wisconsin 54022

#20 Sun Prairie Public Library
#887 Nationally
1350 Linnerud Drive
Sun Prairie, Wisconsin 53590

#22 L.E. Phillips Memorial Public Library
#922 Nationally
400 Eau Claire Street
Eau Claire, Wisconsin 54701

#22 Monroe Public Library
#922 Nationally
925 16th Avenue
Monroe, Wisconsin 53566

#22 E.D. Locke Public Library
#922 Nationally
5920 Milwaukee Street
Mcfarland, Wisconsin 53558

#25 Mount Horeb Public Library
#947 Nationally
105 Perimeter Street
Mount Horeb, Wisconsin 53572

#26 Belleville Public Library
#956 Nationally
130 S. Vine Street
Belleville, Wisconsin 53508

#27 Deforest Area Public Library
#1,016 Nationally
203 Library Street
Deforest, Wisconsin 53532

#28 Elm Grove Public Library
#1,033 Nationally
13600 Juneau Boulevard
Elm Grove, Wisconsin 53122

#29 Oregon Public Library
#1,051 Nationally
256 Brook Street
Oregon, Wisconsin 53575

#30 Sauk City Public Library
#1,059 Nationally
515 Water Street
Sauk City, Wisconsin 53583

#31 St. Francis Public Library
#1,068 Nationally
4230 S. Nicholson Avenue
St. Francis, Wisconsin 53235

#31 Waupaca Area Public Library
#1,068 Nationally
107 S. Main Street
Waupaca, Wisconsin 54981

#31 Mukwonago Community Library
#1,068 Nationally
511 Division Street
Mukwonago, Wisconsin 53149

#34 Waukesha Public Library
#1,102 Nationally
321 Wisconsin Avenue
Waukesha, Wisconsin 53186

#35 Beloit Public Library
#1,111 Nationally
605 Eclipse Boulevard
Beloit, Wisconsin 53511

#36 Pauline Haass Public Library
#1,119 Nationally
N64W23820 Main Street
Sussex, Wisconsin 53089

#37 Mcmillan Memorial Library
#1,145 Nationally
490 E. Grand Avenue
Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin 54494

#38 Menomonee Falls Public Library
#1,171 Nationally
W156N8436 Pilgrim Road
Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin 53051

#39 Waunakee Public Library
#1,188 Nationally
710 South Street
Waunakee, Wisconsin 53597

#40 Appleton Public Library
#1,197 Nationally
225 North Oneida Street
Appleton, Wisconsin 54911

#40 Cedarburg Public Library
#1,197 Nationally
W63N589 Hanover Avenue
Cedarburg, Wisconsin 53012

#42 Hales Corners Public Library
#1,214 Nationally
5885 S. 116th Street
Hales Corners, Wisconsin 53130

#43 Fond Du Lac Public Library
#1,231 Nationally
32 Sheboygan Street
Fond Du Lac, Wisconsin 54935

#44 Hartland Public Library
#1,257 Nationally
110 E. Park Avenue
Hartland, Wisconsin 53029

#44 West Allis Public Library
#1,257 Nationally
7421 W. National Avenue
West Allis, Wisconsin 53214

#46 Neenah Public Library
#1,274 Nationally
240 E. Wisconsin Avenue
Neenah, Wisconsin 54957

#47 Oshkosh Public Library
#1,283 Nationally
106 Washington Avenue
Oshkosh, Wisconsin 54901

#48 Baraboo Public Library
#1,291 Nationally
230 Fourth Avenue
Baraboo, Wisconsin 53913

#49 Rosemary Garfoot Public Library
#1,300 Nationally
2107 Julius Street
Cross Plains, Wisconsin 53528

#49 Muskego Public Library
#1,300 Nationally
S73 W16663 Janesville Road
Muskego, Wisconsin 53150

#49 Stoughton Public Library
#1,300 Nationally
304 S. 4th Street
Stoughton, Wisconsin 53589