Largest public libraries in the U.S. in 2012, by number of holdings

Largest public libraries in the United States in 2012, by number of holdings

by Statista Research Department, last edited Aug 31, 2014
Largest public libraries in the U.S. in 2012, by number of holdings This statistic shows the largest public libraries in the United States in 2012, by number of holdings. Boston Public Library in Massachusetts held 20,198 electronic books in its collection as of 2012.
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Largest public libraries in the United States in 2012, by number of holdings

Print materialsElectronic books Audio and video
New York Public Library, the Branch Libraries, NY20,889,337262,4442,080,901
Boston Public Library, MA8,947,27120,198168,144
Detroit Public Library, MI6,870,782982245,137
Los Angeles Public Library, CA6,301,33837,077582,658
County of Los Angeles Public Library, CA5,367,96716,593948,541
Public Library of Cincinnati & Hamilton County, OH4,772,281125,076930,374
Chicago Public Library, IL5,032,11111,016365,282
San Diego Public Library, CA4,883,41656,052439,889
Queens Borough Public Library, NY4,481,26127,192497,674
Hennepin County Library, MN4,274,21978,062301,126
King County Library System, WA3,623,87698,948712,035
Dallas Public Library, TX4,131,67210,153249,993
Hawaii State Public Library System, HI3,393,55711,688415,035
Cleveland Public Library, OH3,283,31979,089358,892
Broward County Libraries Division, FL2,764,321115,810783,553
Miami-Dade Public Library System, FL3,294,23230,002253,858
Brooklyn Public Library, NY3,179,12643,994275,428
Free Library of Philadelphia, PA2,811,962146,656489,465
Allen County Public Library, IN2,996,59528,220230,980
San Francisco Public Library, CA2,723,17819,170360,927
Las Vegas-Clark County Library District, NV2,222,34179,921646,349
Houston Public Library, TX2,682,52619,736225,749
Jacksonville Public Library, FL2,342,81831,502498,316
Cuyahoga County Public Library, OH1,756,053109,887900,195
Mid-Continent Public Library, MO2,367,1647,805382,825
Print materialsElectronic books Audio and video
New York Public Library, the Branch Libraries, NY20,889,337262,4442,080,901
Boston Public Library, MA8,947,27120,198168,144
Detroit Public Library, MI6,870,782982245,137
Los Angeles Public Library, CA6,301,33837,077582,658
County of Los Angeles Public Library, CA5,367,96716,593948,541
Public Library of Cincinnati & Hamilton County, OH4,772,281125,076930,374
Chicago Public Library, IL5,032,11111,016365,282
San Diego Public Library, CA4,883,41656,052439,889
Queens Borough Public Library, NY4,481,26127,192497,674
Hennepin County Library, MN4,274,21978,062301,126
King County Library System, WA3,623,87698,948712,035
Dallas Public Library, TX4,131,67210,153249,993
Hawaii State Public Library System, HI3,393,55711,688415,035
Cleveland Public Library, OH3,283,31979,089358,892
Broward County Libraries Division, FL2,764,321115,810783,553
Miami-Dade Public Library System, FL3,294,23230,002253,858
Brooklyn Public Library, NY3,179,12643,994275,428
Free Library of Philadelphia, PA2,811,962146,656489,465
Allen County Public Library, IN2,996,59528,220230,980
San Francisco Public Library, CA2,723,17819,170360,927
Las Vegas-Clark County Library District, NV2,222,34179,921646,349
Houston Public Library, TX2,682,52619,736225,749
Jacksonville Public Library, FL2,342,81831,502498,316
Cuyahoga County Public Library, OH1,756,053109,887900,195
Mid-Continent Public Library, MO2,367,1647,805382,825
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by Statista Research Department, last edited Aug 31, 2014
This statistic shows the largest public libraries in the United States in 2012, by number of holdings. Boston Public Library in Massachusetts held 20,198 electronic books in its collection as of 2012.
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