Library Profile

Here are July 2015- June 2016 statistics about Warren-Newport Public Library District and its services:

  • Circulation: 1,060,861 items
  • District Cardholders: 41,551 patrons
  • District Population: 66,690 people
  • Library Visitors: 428,764 patrons
  • Collection Size: 289,217 items
  • Reference Questions: 52,289 questions
  • Programs: 720 events
  • Program Attendance: 26,632 patrons
  • Outreach Visits: 1,856 visits
  • Bookmobile Visitors: 17,385 visitors
  • Bookmobile Checkouts: 70,236 items
  • Volunteer Hours: 3,610 hours
  • Public Internet Use: 44,473 sessions
  • Web Page Views: 453,115 hits
  • Building Size: 57,300 sq. ft.
  • Staff: 101 (FTE: 63 FTE)
  • FY15-16 Budget: $6.4  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. 2016