Public Library Budget Survey Report 2023

This 34-page report serves as a companion to LJ’s February article, ‘Value-Added Budgets.’ It includes a summary of findings from our latest public library budget survey, verbatim comments to open-ended questions, and data tables segmented by population served. The survey questions focus on operating, materials, and personnel budgets, as well as funding sources, spending trends, and statistics about circulation, service hours, and staffing. 

Please click below to download the full report made possible by our sponsors, Baker & Taylor and TLC.