Library Profile

Here are July 2013- June 2014 statistics about Warren-Newport Public Library District and its services:

  • Circulation: 1,208,248 items
  • District Cardholders: 40,887  patrons
  • District Population: 66,690 people
  • Library Visitors: 468, 521 patrons
  • Collection Size: 279, 589 items
  • Reference Questions: 57,235 questions
  • Programs: 766 events
  • Program Attendance: 19,759 patrons
  • Outreach Visits: 1,826 visits
  • Bookmobile Visitors: 18, 550 visitors
  • Bookmobile Checkouts: 76,888 items
  • Volunteer Hours: 3,897 hours
  • Public Internet Use: 52,919 sessions
  • Web Page Views: 558. 851 hits
  • eMedia Downloads: 33,851 checkouts
  • Building Size: 58,500 sq. ft.
  • Staff: 105 (FTE: 64.16 FTE)
  • FY13-14 Budget: $6.8  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. 2014