2013 By the Numbers

Patrons borrowed more than 6.8 million items.

More than 3.5 million people
visited a Cleveland Public Library.

Nearly 1.2 million reference questions
were answered.

More than 279,000 items
were added to the Library collection.

More than 13,800 Cleveland Public
Library programs
were hosted at library branches,
schools, daycare centers, community centers, etc.
with more than 197,000 attending.