Facts and Figures

2017 Highlights

Year to Date
All Locations
Circulation 2,478,801
Computer Sessions 497,884
Holds Filled 596,471
Holds Placed 474,213
Visitors* 2,025294
WiFi Sessions 923,181

* 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 May 6th, 2016:

Full-time employees 725
Part-time employees 263

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