We are now open for limited walk-in services! Visit our Reopening page for more information.

Construction of Exploration Commons at 50 East has begun at the Westminster Branch. Please visit the Exploration Commons update page for information regarding the project and how to access the Westminster Branch for the next few months.

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These Fiscal Year 2019 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.

Branches: 6

Cardholders: 95,892

Total Visitors: 923,681

Total Circulation: 3,546,134

Circulation per Capita: 21.15 estimated

Total Information Transactions: 139,215

County Population: 167,656 (provided by Maryland State Library)

Total Collection: 701,477

Books: 369,119

Audio: 45,166

DVD: 56,675

Outreach: 22,984

Other Non-Print: 8,992

Magazines: 11,605

Digital: 186,936

Collection Turnover: 5.06

Databases: 27

Number of Programs: 6,037

Program Attendance: 168,632

Attendance per Program: 27.93

Public Computers (general computers, game computers, catalogs): 112

Computer Sessions: 150,717

Average Session (minutes): 42 minutes

Public Wi-Fi sessions: 93,933

Average WiFi session (minutes): 111

Meeting Room Bookings: 10,264

County Bills Paid: 3,307

Student Service Hours: 6,728