Colorado Public Library Survey Data Definitions
Circulation and Hours
Description: Includes Children's Materials.
Statistics within this group:
Children's Circulation - The number of items the library loaned, in all formats, to children, including renewals. Children are defined as 11 years and under.
Total Circulation - The number of items the library loaned, in all formats to all users, including renewals.
Annual Operating Hours - Sum of annual public service hours that central libraries, branches, and bookmobiles are open to the public. Includes hours for books-by-mail operation.
Evening & Weekend Hours Per Week - The total hours that all branches of the library are open on weekdays after 5:00 pm, and all day on Saturday and Sunday.
Average hours open per week, per outlet - The total number of hours a library and all its outlets are open each week divided by the number of outlets.