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Wisconsin Public Library Service Data: 1996-2015

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The PRELIMINARY 2016 Wisconsin Public Library Service Data is now available. The Public Library Development Team will post a final version as soon as possible. Library directors are asked to review their library's data and send any questions to libraryreport@dpi.wi.govPlease note that there is a known issue with Hours Open data.

The Division does not publish a print version of Wisconsin Public Library Service Data.

The Public Library Development Team annually collects statistics from the state's public libraries. Excel files of the statistics for 1996-2015 are listed below.

Note: For those seeking national library data, Public Libraries Survey data in online at the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) data catalog.

The Excel files of Wisconsin statistics include more than 115 data elements grouped by general categories. See the Wisconsin Public Library Annual Report Instructions for detailed definitions of the data elements.

Type of Statistics Year

Statistics at the State and System Level

Includes state totals and averages along with system-wide statistics in order by system name.

1996
1997
1998
1999
2000

2001
2002
2003
2004
2005

2006
2007
2008
2009
2010

2011
2012
2013
2014
2015

Statistics at the County Level

Includes county-wide statistics in order by county name.

1996
1997
1998
1999
2000

2001
2002
2003
2004
2005

2006
2007
2008
2009
2010

2011
2012
2013
2014
2015

Statistics at the Public Library Level

Includes statistics for all public libraries in the state i order by municipality name.

1996
1997
1998
1999
2000

2001
2002
2003
2004
2005

2006
2007
2008
2009
2010

2011
2012
2013
2014
2015

Statistics at the Public Library Level by System and County

Includes statistics for every public library, county, and system in the state in order by system, then county, then by library. County and system totals are included.

1996
1997
1998
1999
2000

2001
2002
2003
2004
2005

2006
2007
2008
2009
2010

2011
2012
2013
2014
2015