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Library membership penetration in the U.S. 2008-2015

This statistic presents information on the library membership penetration in the United States in 2008, 2014 and 2015. During the 2014 survey it was found that 64 percent of the respondents were library card holders.

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Release date

October 2015


United States

Survey time period

2008 , 2014 (July 16 to 21, 2014), 2015 (August 12 to 17, 2015)

Number of respondents

2,212 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

* Value for 'No' for 2008 has been calculated.
The source does not provide an exact date of survey for 2008.

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