Public Libraries in the United States Survey

Publications

Please note that the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) conducted the FY2005 and earlier Public Libraries Surveys and produced the publications.

Public Libraries in the United States: Fiscal Year 2011 Preview
Release Date: March 2014

Public Libraries in the United States: Fiscal Year 2010
Release Date: January 2013    

Public Libraries in the United States: Fiscal Year 2009 (PDF; 3,860KB)
Release Date: October 2011

Public Libraries in the United States: Fiscal Year 2008 (PDF; 1,848 KB)
Release Date: June 2010    Revised Date: January 2011
    Please read this important notice concerning Kansas' data (Revised January 2011)  (PDF; 8KB)

Public Libraries in the United States: Fiscal Year 2007 (PDF; 1,825 KB)
Release Date: June 2009    Revised Date: September 2010
    Please read this important notice concerning Ohio's data (Revised September 2010) (PDF; 19 KB)

Public Libraries in the United States: Fiscal Year 2006 (PDF; 1,328 KB)
Release Date: December 2008    

Public Libraries in the United States: Fiscal Year 2005 (PDF; 608 KB)
NCES Number: 2008301   Release Date: November 7, 2007    

Households Use of Public and Other Types of Libraries: 2002 (PDF; 578 KB)
NCES Number: 2007327   Release Date: January 16, 2007    

E.D. TAB: Public Libraries in the United States: Fiscal Year 2004 (PDF; 1,054 KB)
NCES Number: 2006349   Release Date: August 8, 2006    

E.D. TAB: Public Libraries in the United States: Fiscal Year 2003 (PDF; 1,066 KB)
NCES Number: 2005363   Release Date: September 22, 2005    

E.D. TAB: Public Libraries in the United States: Fiscal Year 2002 (PDF; 1,075 KB)
NCES Number: 2005356   Release Date: March 9, 2005    

E.D. TAB: Public Libraries in the United States: Fiscal Year 2001 (PDF; 506 KB)
NCES Number: 2003399   Release Date: June 30, 2003    

E.D. Tab: Public Libraries in the United States, Fiscal Year 2000 (PDF; 447 KB)
NCES Number: 2002344   Release Date: July 2, 2002    

E.D. TAB: Public Libraries in the United States: Fiscal Year 1999 (PDF; 437 KB)
NCES Number: 2002308   Release Date: February 11, 2002    

E.D. TAB: Public Libraries in the United States: FY 1998 (PDF; 431 KB)
NCES Number: 2001307   Release Date: July 9, 2001    

Public Library Trends Analysis Fiscal Years 1992-1996 (PDF; 651 KB)
NCES Number: 2001324   Release Date: June 21, 2001    

E.D. TAB: Public Libraries in the United States: FY 1997 (PDF; 610 KB)
NCES Number: 2000316   Release Date: June 22, 2000    

E.D. TAB: Public Libraries in the United States: FY 1996 (PDF; 1,125 KB)
NCES Number: 1999306   Release Date: February 23, 1999    

How Does Your Public Library Compare’ Service Performance of Peer Groups (PDF; 135 KB)
NCES Number: 98310   Release Date: October 27, 1998    

E.D. TAB: Public Libraries in the United States: FY 1995 (PDF; 967 KB)
NCES Number: 98301   Release Date: March 27, 1998    

Use of Public Library Services by Households in the United States: 1996 (PDF; 47 KB)
NCES Number: 97446   Release Date: March 3, 1997    

E.D. TAB: Public Libraries in the United States, FY 1994 (PDF; 548 KB)
NCES Number: 97418   Release Date: March 3, 1997    

Public Library Structure and Organization in the United States (PDF; 2,170 KB)
NCES Number: 96229   Release Date: April 1, 1996    

E.D. TAB: Public Libraries in the United States: 1993 (PDF; 6,076 KB)
NCES Number: 95129   Release Date: September 30, 1995    

Services and Resources for Children and Young Adults in Public Libraries (PDF; 5,702 KB)
NCES Number: 95357   Release Date: September 13, 1995    

E.D. TAB: Public Libraries in the United States: 1992 (PDF; 4,854 KB)
NCES Number: 94030   Release Date: August 4, 1994    

Data Comparability and Public Policy: New Interest in Public Library Data Papers Presented at Meetings of the American Statistical Association (PDF; 11,407 KB)
NCES Number: 9407   Release Date: November 30, 1994    

E.D. TAB: Public Libraries in the United States: 1991 (PDF; 1,240 KB)
NCES Number: 93297   Release Date: April 1993    

E.D. TAB: Public Libraries in the U. S.: 1990 (PDF; 3,739 KB)
NCES Number: 92028   Release Date: June 1992    

E.D. TAB: Public Libraries in 50 States and the District of Columbia: 1989 (PDF; 3,1666 KB)
NCES Number: 91343   Release Date: April 1991    

Services and Resources for Children in Public Libraries, 1988-89 (PDF; 1,996 KB)
NCES Number: 90098   Release Date: March 28, 1990