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Carroll County Public Library
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These Fiscal Year 2020 statistics provide a snapshot of the services that CCPL provides. If you need more information beyond what is provided here, please feel free to contact us. Please note that CCPL experienced a service disruption due to COVID-19. Buildings were closed from Saturday, March 14 through the end of FY20, with CCPL continuing to provide online and virtual services throughout the closure and introducing Express Pickup on Monday, June 8.

Branches: 6

Cardholders: 94,472

Total Visitors: 652,046

Total Circulation: 2,604,402

Circulation per Capita: 15.46 estimated

Total Information Transactions: 93,210

County Population: 168,447 (provided by Maryland State Library)

Total Collection: 681,523

Books: 362,345

Audio: 43,217

DVD: 53,575

Day Care: 22,443

Outreach: 22,984

Other Non-Print: 9,761

Magazines: 10,301

Digital: 179,881

Collection Turnover: 3.82

Databases: 26

Number of Programs: 4,919

Program Attendance: 110,008

Attendance per Program: 22.36

Public Computers (general computers, game computers, catalogs): 114

Computer Sessions: 74,204

Average Session (minutes): 53 minutes

Public Wi-Fi sessions: 69,980

Average WiFi session (minutes): 100

Meeting Room Bookings: 6,389

County Bills Paid: 2,769

Student Service Hours: 4,020