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Number of Libraries in the U.S.

How many libraries are there in U.S.?

121,785

According to the American Library Association of United States’ page, it is estimated that there are 121,785 libraries present in the United States. Among them, 9,225 are public libraries, 3,689 are academic libraries, 99,180 are school libraries, 8,313 are special libraries, 280 are Armed Forces libraries, and 1,098 are government libraries. Among all public libraries, 7,466 have single outlets while 1,759 have multiple outlets.

This fact is verified on : December 12, 2012.





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