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Public Libraries in the United States Survey: Fiscal Year 2011

cover of 2011 PLS report

The Public Libraries in the United States Survey (PLS) examines when, where, and how library services are changing to meet the needs of the public. These data, supplied annually by more than 97 percent of public libraries across the country, provide information that policymakers and practitioners can use to make informed decisions about the support and strategic management of libraries.

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Public Libraries in the United States Survey: Fiscal Year 2011 Download report (PDF; 11MB)

State by State Profiles

Supplementary Tables

Fact Sheet: Public Libraries in the United States Survey: Fiscal Year 2011 (PDF, 180KB)

June 18, 2014 Press Release: IMLS Releases 2011 Public Libraries in the United States Report

March 12, 2014 Press Release: Preview of FY 2011 Public Libraries Survey Available

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Research Publications
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Public Library Survey