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Facts & Figures

In one year at your library...

Statistics for fiscal year 2012-2013.

People visit a library 5,792,641
Items are borrowed 7,220,685
Children have fun at a program 221,781
People ask a research question 80,448
People get a new library card 59,726
Students learn about the library 35,587
People attend a community meeting 136,743
People use a library computer 1,434,606
Students get personalized homework help 58,376
Adults attend a library program 37,015
People download a digital book 242,207
People hone skills in a computer class 21,829
People use a library database 303,759
People visit the library online 4,189,701

Other facts about Pima County Public Library

  • Number of employees: 503
  • Number of cardholders: 442,363
  • Annual Budget: $34,150,000

About Pima County Public Library

The Pima County Public Library (PCPL), which is headquartered in Tucson, Arizona, enriches lives and builds community through opportunities to learn, know, interact and grow. With 27 libraries serving Tucson and the surrounding communities of Arivaca, Green Valley, Sahuarita, South Tucson, Ajo, Marana, Oro Valley and Catalina, PCPL provides a wide range of free services that contribute to the economic development of the community.


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Media Contact

Community Relations
For media inquiries please contact:
Kenya Johnson, Community Relations Manager
Phone: 520-594-5610
Fax: 520-594-5621
Email: library.news@pima.gov


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