Released: January 25, 2013

Other library links and news around the web


While we hope you’ve had a chance to read our new report on library services that just came out this week, there are some other great links out there that you should be sure to check out.

OverDrive statistics

OverDrive released some of its major usage and collection statistics for the past year. In 2012:

Public library use in 2010

IMLS published the results of its 2010 Public Library Survey. Among the findings:

Read more in the press release and full report.

Other links

Scholastic released its Kids & Family Reading Report, based on a national survey of children ages 6–17 and their parents.

And while it’s not from this week, the findings of Libraries Connect Communities: Public Library Funding & Technology Access Study, 2011-2012 from the American Library Association and the Information Policy & Access Center at the University of Maryland offer some great context around our report’s findings: