Library Profile

Here are July 2014- June 2015 statistics about Warren-Newport Public Library District and its services:

  • Circulation: 1,151,615 items
  • District Cardholders: 39,221  patrons
  • District Population: 66,690 people
  • Library Visitors: 439,345 patrons
  • Collection Size: 272,782 items
  • Reference Questions: 71,000 questions
  • Programs: 762 events
  • Program Attendance: 19,862 patrons
  • Outreach Visits: 1,784 visits
  • Bookmobile Visitors: 17,798 visitors
  • Bookmobile Checkouts: 76,789 items
  • Volunteer Hours: 3,410 hours
  • Public Internet Use: 54,199 sessions
  • Web Page Views: 486.961 hits
  • Building Size: 58,300 sq. ft.
  • Staff: 101 (FTE: 63 FTE)
  • FY14-15 Budget: $6.6  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.

Revised Aug. 2015