Howard County Library System
 
Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2012: Statistics


Operating Budget    $18,277825

Financial

Revenue  
     County 83%
     State/Grants 12%
     HCLS Generated 5%

Expenses  
     Salaries (Instruction, Customer Service, Other) 71%
     Books & Materials 22%
     Equipment 1%
     Other 6%

Self-Directed Education

Collection Items 1,107,284
     By audience  
          Adult 69%
          Children 31%
     By type  
          Fiction 42%
          Non-fiction 32%
          E-resources 5%
          Non-print 21%
Items Borrowed 7,120,903

Research Assistance

Research Assistance Interactions                               1,821,226


Classes and Events

Classes and Events Attendance 247,936
Children's classes
188,662
Teen classes
32,733
Adult classes
26,541

Other

Volunteer Hours 22,545
Card Holders 265,635
Virtual Visits 6,005,085
Physical Visits 2,797,773

A+ Partners in Education


A+ Interactions between HCLS Instructors and HCPSS and HCC Students, Faculty, or Parents  104,208
A+ Library Cards Generated 3,055(44,411 since 2002)
A+ Educator Cards Generated 353 (3,714 since 2005)
Materials borrowed with A+ Educator Cards 86,662

 
Annual Report FY12