Facts and Figures

2019 Highlights

  Year to Date
All Locations
Circulation 8,180,796
Computer Sessions 1,175,851
Holds Filled 2,803,551
Holds Placed 1,812,905
Visitors* 6,138,280
WiFi Sessions 3,119,271

* 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 August 8, 2019:

Full-time employees 734
Part-time employees 309

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