Facts and Figures

2017 Highlights

  Year to Date
All Locations
Circulation 6,767,240
Computer Sessions 1,359,582
Holds Filled 1,006,662
Holds Placed 1,214,534
Visitors* 5,842,431
WiFi Sessions 2,513,257

* 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