Recently we Highlands Ranch and Douglas County received our Spring/Summer issue of “Access, The Magazine for Douglas County Libraries.” While browsing its contents I found these pieces of information about our wonderful Douglas County Libraries.
178,867 people attended library programs and events.
7,126,027 items were checked out.
There were 1,868,010 visits to Douglas County Libraries.
There were 721,267 items in their collection.
There were 500,000 visits to douglascountylibraries.org and over 4 million pages were viewed.
351,172 reference questions were answered.
There 173,660 library patrons, 24.905 of them new.
22,308 adults, teens and children signed up for reading programs.
20,012 audio books and movies downloaded.
24,265 hours were donated by volunteers.
3,508 storytimes were performed by youth librarians.
350 people were employed by Douglas County Libraries.
Amazing statistics! But then I always knew we have a superior library system in Douglas County.