Howard County Library System
 
Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2013: Statistics


Operating Budget    $19,153,184

Financial

Revenue  
     County 88%
     MD Dept. of Education 4%
     HCLS/Grants 8%

Expenses  
     Staffing: Instruction, Customer Service, Other 78%
     Curriculum 13%
     Equipment 1%
     Other 8%

Self-Directed Education

Collection Items 1,086,603
     By audience  
          Adult 63%
          Children 37%
     By type  
          Fiction 41%
          Non-fiction 31%
          E-resources 7%
          Non-print 21%
Items Borrowed 7,439,154

Research Assistance

Research Assistance Interactions                               1,963,755


Classes and Events

Classes and Events Attendance 251,450
Children's classes
192,480
Teen classes
38,591
Adult classes
20,379

Other

Volunteer Hours 22,453
Card Holders 268,899
Virtual Visits 5,059,387
Physical Visits 3,191,835

A+ Partners in Education


A+ Interactions between HCLS Instructors and HCPSS and HCC Students, Faculty, or Parents  104,368
A+ Library Cards Generated 2,470 (46,881 since 2002)
A+ Educator Cards Generated 165 (3,879 since 2005)
Materials borrowed with A+ Educator Cards 55,776

 
Annual Report 2013