Facts and Figures

2023 Highlights

  Year to Date
All Locations
Circulation 12,876,851
Computer  Sessions 915,102
Holds Filled 3,969,505
Holds Placed 4,578,691
Visitors* 4,508,628
WiFi Sessions 3,185,459

* 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 November 18, 2022:

Full-time employees 688
Part-time employees 275

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
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