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Numbers of Note

Service Measures

Circulation
Total Circulation 11,212,886
Percent Self Check 88%
Interlibrary Loans Received 26,642
Interlibrary Loans Lent 19,153
Circulation By Age and Format
Print Media Downloads
Adult 3,938,018 2,659,019 552,535
Child and Teen 3,359,488 608,905 76,643
Cardholders
Active Cardholders 421,775
New Cardholders 65,327
Queries Answered
Reference 551,668
General 921,674
Total 1,473,342
Computer Use
Public Computer Sessions 659,907
Public Computer Hours 587,886
Wi-Fi Sessions 372,616
Library Visits
Physical Branch Visits 4,686,746
Virtual Branch Visits 5,051,267
Meeting Room Users (Est.) 102,751
Storyville Visits 107,185
Program Totals
Programs Offered 9,813
Program Attendance 262,315
Summer Reading Club Registrations 57,717
Program By Type
Preschool 53%
Elementary 12%
Teens 10%
Technology Instruction 12%
Adult 11%
School Visits 2%
Social Media Followers
Facebook 6,999
Twitter 1,554

Library Personnel and Collections

Personnel
Total Full-Time Equivalent Positions 484.6
Collections
Collection Size 1,764,617
Database Subscriptions 25

Financial Information

Expenditures
Salaries and Wages $21,035,989
Employment Taxes and Benefits $6,795,124
Books and Materials $7,694,320
Rent and Utilities $1,565,876
Other Expenses $3,819,772
Total $40,911,081
Revenue
General Fund $33,562,954
State Aid $4,261,200
Fees for Service $2,889,800
Grants $126,928
Total $40,840,882

A Typical Day At BCPL...

12,840 users. 13,839 customers visit BCPL.info. 30,720 items borrowed. 1,724 digital downloads. 1,808 public computer users. 1,611 hours of computer use. 1,021 in-branch wi-fi users. 719 program attendees. 294 storyville visitors.