Facts and Figures

2018 Highlights

  Year to Date
All Locations
Circulation 888.876
Computer Sessions 141,239
Holds Filled 285,200
Holds Placed 189,600
Visitors* 628,850
WiFi Sessions 297,266

* 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