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Facts & Figures

In one year at your library...

Statistics for fiscal year 2011-2012.

People visit a library 5,684,934
Items are borrowed 7,391,791
Children have fun at a program 191,422
People ask a research question 87,193
People get a new library card 59,385
Students learn about the library 33,490
People attend a community meeting 142,394
People use a library computer 1,025,600
Students get personalized homework help 32,225
Adults attend a library program 37,678
People download a digital book 166,074
People hone skills in a computer class 25,859
People use a library database 106,245
People visit the library online 3,944,452

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
Pima County Website