Library Statistics

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Humboldt County Library by the Numbers:

Our Latest Count Shows Approximately...

 in-person visits made to Humboldt County Libraries in a year
    32,000 visits per month
       1,600   per day
145,000   internet visits to per year

Humboldt County Library Offers Service Via...

  10   branch libraries throughout Humboldt County, California.
    1   main library in Eureka.
        1   bookmobile that travels 7,663  miles a year.
    28   staff members system-wide.
200   volunteers, system-wide.
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The Humboldt County Community Enjoys Access to...

304,300  items in the library collection
      602,512   are checked out per year
         25,030   eBooks are checked out per year.

Reference and Information Services

When you can't find the answer on the Internet, where do you turn?

51,727 information questions are answered per year

Free Access to the Internet

82,000   public computer sessions per year
for culture, recreation, job and career opportunities, communication, and information.

In addition, most library branches have free wi-fi, allowing internet access to  hundreds  of library visitors each day.

Using the Library Via the Internet

The library website sees 95,000 visits per year.
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Free Educational and Cultural Programs for All Ages

Events held for Humboldt County children's Summer Reading
Children participating in Summer Reading
Free library programs held for adults and children
Attendees at library programs

Thank you for being a part of our vibrant library community!

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