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Library Research Service, a unit of the Colorado State Library, manages the Annual Public Library Survey.  Each public library in Colorado is required to complete the survey.  The survey collects a wide range of data, including:

Data are reported here, in the LRS Public Library Statistics Tool.  Part of the data are also reported by the Institute for Museum and Library Sciences.

Quick Guide

Our Quick Guide will get you up and running with the statistics tool in just a couple of minutes. Need in-depth instructions? Select a topic from the menu on the left.

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