2022 Quotable Facts Resources

The 2022 Quotable Facts details quick facts about Colorado’s public libraries. If you would like a printed booklet of this information please email lrs@lrs.org.

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Quotable facts from 2022 images and text

Resources and Notes for 2022 Colorado Public Libraries Quotable Facts

Here’s how we came up with the numbers for our booklet “2022 Colorado Public Libraries Quotable Facts.”

Library Locations

Physical items available for checkout

Programs offered

Library of Things collection items

Number of annual visits

Program attendance 

Items circulated annually

Reference questions


Libraries that partner

State park passes checkouts per week

One on one technology help

Internet computer usage

Overdue fines

Automatic Renewals

57 of 100 responding libraries answered “Yes” (PLAR 2022 data – “Automatic Renewals”)