The North Carroll Branch will be open at 9 AM on Saturday, November 27. All services exceot for Passport services will be available.

The Taneytown Branch is closing at Noon on Friday, November 26 and will remain closed on Saturday, November 27 due to a possible COVID exposure. Please check back for when the branch will reopen.

The Westminster Branch is currently closed for construction. This temporary closure is anticipated to last until the first week of December and is required to ensure the safety of customers and staff. Please check back for updates.

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These Fiscal Year 2021 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 these are still unprecedented times. The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way we view our statistics. You will notice that most of our numbers have decreased by quite a bit due to the disruption of our services that began on March 13, 2020. The construction project at Exploration Commons has also influenced the level of services at the Westminster Branch for 11 months of the fiscal year.

Branches: 6

Cardholders: 91,264

Total Visitors: 277,703

Total Circulation: 2,118,779

Circulation per Capita: 12.58 estimated

Total Information Transactions: 75,349

County Population: 168,429 (provided by Maryland State Library)

Total Collection: 664,390

Books: 329,116

Audio: 38,747

DVD: 47,684

Day Care: 1,936

Other Non-Print: 9,853

Magazines: 5,621

Digital: 213,036

Collection Turnover: 3.19

Databases: 28

Number of Programs: 2,431

Program Attendance: 50,514

Attendance per Program: 20.78

Public Computers (general computers, game computers, catalogs): 115

Computer Sessions: 11,764

Average Session (minutes): 36 minutes

Public Wi-Fi sessions: 30,839

Average WiFi session (minutes): 132

Meeting Room Bookings: 288

County Bills Paid: 706

Student Service Hours: 1,204.50