Library Profile

Here are July 2016- June 2017 statistics about Warren-Newport Public Library District and its services:

  • Circulation: 933,430 items
  • District Cardholders: 37,638 patrons
  • District Population: 66,690 people
  • Library Visitors: 407,252 patrons
  • Average Daily Visitors: 1,200
  • Size of Collection: 316,875 items
  • Self-Checkout: 417,825 items
  • E-medial Checkout: 54,030 items
  • Reference Questions: 48,193 questions
  • Library Room Uses: 9,195 uses
  • Programs: 885 events
  • Program Attendance: 23,335 patrons
  • Outreach Visits: 1,497 visits
  • Bookmobile Visitors: 15,404 visitors
  • Bookmobile Checkouts: 64,060 items
  • Days Bookmobile on Road: 250
  • Volunteer Hours: 3,550 hours
  • Internet Sessions: 39,629 sessions
  • Building Size: 57,300 sq. ft.
  • Staff: 97 (59 FTE)
  • FY15-16 Budget: $6.3  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 October, 2017