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Howard County Library

6600 Cradlerock Way
Columbia MD, 21045, Howard County
Phone: 410-313-7750
Type: Library System
Legal Base: County/Parish
Central Library: 1

 Amount%Amount Per Capita
Total Staff:385.50  
Librarians with ALA-accredited MLS:34.508.95% 
Other Staff:283.5073.54% 

Income & Expenditures
Total Income:$18,454,012 $67.11
Income from Local Government:$15,229,77982.53%$55.38
Income from State Government:$2,179,37611.81%$7.93
Income from Federal Government:$236,5761.28%$0.86
Capital Revenue:$2,140,87411.60%$7.79
Income from Other Source:$808,2814.38%$2.94
Total Expenditures:$19,696,769 $71.63
Total Staff Expenditures:$14,026,51071.21%$51.01
Salaries & Wages:$10,560,72075.29%$38.40
Employee Benefits:$3,465,79024.71%$12.60
Total Collection Expenditures:$2,451,40712.45%$8.91
Printed Matierals Expenditures:$1,436,99658.62%$5.23
Electronic Materials Expenditures:$265,75210.84%$0.97
Other Materials Expenditures:$748,65930.54%$2.72
Capital Expenditures:$2,159,61210.96%$7.85
Other Expenditures:$3,218,85216.34%$11.71

Collection & Services
Books & Serial Volumes:825,461 3.00
Electronic Books & Serial Volumes:16,963 0.06
Audio Materials:97,784 0.36
Video Materials:108,381 0.39
Total Licensed Databases:29 0.00
Print Serial Subscriptions:1,839 0.01
Electronic Serial Subscriptions:NANA
Annual Public Service Hours:20,222  
Library Visits:2,852,978  
Registered Borrowers:252,995  
Total Circulation:6,799,096  
Interlibrary Loans Provided:6,160  
Interlibrary Loans Received:15,346  
Total Programs5,973  
Total Children's Program3,686  
Total Audience of the Programs194,186  
Total Audience of the Children's Program30,201  
Internet Computers340  

Branches: 5

Central Library10375 Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia MD 21044
East Columbia Major Branch6600 Cradlerock Way, Columbia MD 21045
Elkridge Branch6540 Washington Boulevard, Halethorpe MD 21227
Glenwood Library2350 Route 97, Cooksville MD 21723
Miller Major Branch9421 Frederick Road, Ellicott City MD 21042
Savage Branch9525 Durness Lane, Laurel MD 20723

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