Library Profile

Here are July 2012- June 2013 statistics about Warren-Newport Public Library District and its services:

  • Circulation: 1,339,836 items
  • District Cardholders: 39,617  patrons
  • District Population: 66,690 people
  • Library Visitors: 494,517 patrons
  • Collection Size: 286,486 items
  • Reference Questions: 65,754 questions
  • Programs: 720 events
  • Program Attendance: 17,855 patrons
  • Outreach Visits: 1,865 visits
  • Bookmobile Visitors: 19,828 visitors
  • Bookmobile Checkouts: 95,546 items
  • Public Internet Use: 53,824 sessions
  • Web Page Views: 576,648 hits
  • eMedia Use: 24,583 checkouts
  • Building Size: 58,500 sq. ft.
  • Staff: 105 (FTE: 64.16 FTE)
  • Volunteer Hours: 4,113 hours
  • FY12-13 Budget: $7  million
  • Year established: 1973
  • Library System: Reaching Across Illinois Library System (RAILS)

The Warren-Newport Public Library District, founded in 1973, serves a population of approximately 60,000 within a 55-square mile area that covers all or most of Warren and Newport Townships, including Gurnee, Wadsworth, Park City, Wildwood, Grandwood Park, Old Mill Creek, and portions of Grayslake, Millburn, Lake Villa, Libertyville and Waukegan.