Library Statistics

Urbandale Public Library Statistics

 LIBRARY FACTS 2012 2011
Population Served 39,463 & Surrounding 39,463 & Surrounding
Employees 52 49
Volunteer Hours  2,389 2,045
Annual Expenses $2,194,820 $2,270,675
Total Circulation 677,227 705,721
Total Cardholders 47,941 47,219
Total Visitors (Door Count) 328,705 343,671
Meetings Held in the Meeting Rooms 1,495 1,540
Questions Asked (Reference)  22,162  28,226
Computer Users 53,217 60,118

 

 COLLECTION 2012 2011
Printed Books 143,579 141,201
eBooks (Wilbor) 8,662 2,012
Audio Materials 19,274 17,698
Downloadable Audio Materials (Wilbor) 6,055 3,596
Video Materials 12,294 12,288
Other (Puppets, cake pans, etc.) 1,101 1,026
Total Collection 190,965 177,821
Periodicals 347 256

 

PROGRAMS 2012 2011
Number of Children’s Programs 590 456
Number of Adult Programs 69 54
Total Program Attendance (adult & youth) 13,757 10,682
Youth Summer Reading Participants  1,200 1,475
Adult Summer Reading Participants 167 135