WNPL By The Numbers

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Here are July 2018- June 2019 statistics about Warren-Newport Public Library District and its services:

  • Circulation: 776,613 items
  • District Cardholders: 42,850 patrons
  • District Population: 66,690 people
  • Library Visitors: 306,836 patrons
  • Average Daily Visitors: 908
  • Size of Collection: 318,041 items
  • Self-Checkout: 325,021 items
  • E-media Checkout: 69,296 items
  • Reference Questions: 40,365 questions
  • Library Room Uses: 9,106 uses
  • Programs: 1,137 events
  • Program Attendance: 29,649 patrons
  • Outreach Visits: 1,807 visits
  • Bookmobile Visitors: 12,935 visitors
  • Bookmobile Checkouts: 53,590 items
  • Days Bookmobile on Road: 234 days
  • Volunteer Hours: 4,263 hours
  • Internet Sessions: 34,265 sessions
  • Building Size: 57,300 sq. ft.
  • Staff: 93 (58 FTE)
  • FY 19-20 Budget: $6.9 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.