2012 By the Numbers

Patrons borrowed over 6.9 million items.
More than 3.5 million people
visited a Cleveland Public Library
Nearly 1 million reference questions
were answered.
More than 300,000 items were added
to the Library collection.
More than 7,000 Cleveland Public
Library programs were hosted at library
branches, schools, daycare centers, community
centers, etc. with more than 145,000