Facts and Figures

2018 Highlights

  Year to Date
All Locations
Circulation 2,601,222
Computer Sessions 411,145
Holds Filled 801,341
Holds Placed 523,077
Visitors* 2,009,787
WiFi Sessions 904,860

* Count does not reflect the total visitor count due to location of traffic counter at 34 locations. Community room and program traffic are not included in totals for these locations.


As of June 5, 2017:

Full-time employees 730
Part-time employees 288

Additional Statistics

Check the City of Chicago Data Portal for monthly statistics for each CPL location in the following areas:

  • Circulation
  • Computer Sessions
  • Holds Filled
  • Holds Placed
  • Visitors
  • WiFi Sessions