WNPL By The Numbers

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Here are July 2017- June 2018 statistics about Warren-Newport Public Library District and its services:

  • Circulation: 843,958 items
  • District Cardholders: 40,473 patrons
  • District Population: 66,690 people
  • Library Visitors: 380,711 patrons
  • Average Daily Visitors: 1,130
  • Size of Collection: 316,221 items
  • Self-Checkout: 378,733 items
  • E-media Checkout: 58,486 items
  • Reference Questions: 43,276 questions
  • Library Room Uses: 8,709 uses
  • Programs: 904  events
  • Program Attendance: 34,977 patrons
  • Outreach Visits: 1,385 visits
  • Bookmobile Visitors: 13,770 visitors
  • Bookmobile Checkouts: 56,220 items
  • Days Bookmobile on Road: 235 days
  • Volunteer Hours: 4,471 hours
  • Internet Sessions: 33,.611  sessions
  • Value of Checkouts: $16,879,160
  • Building Size: 57,300 sq. ft.
  • Staff: 97 (59 FTE)
  • FY16-17 Budget: $6.7 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.