Library Facts

Statistics

  • 4 - Libraries in Midland County (Downtown, Centennial, Law Library and Bookmobile)
  • 331,405 - Number of circulated items in 2017
  • 61,000 - Items in Petroleum Collection
  • 44,478 - Active Card Holders (used library card in last three years)
  • 1,658 - Voters who cast a ballot on Election Day, March 6, at the Centennial Library
  • 45,000 - Number of items in the Redfern Genealogical Research Center
  • 56 - School field trips hosted in 2016
  • 2,091 - Unique users checked out 49,026 digital items

Visitors

  • Together, Downtown and Centennial libraries average 1,000 visitors a day.
  • This number increases to 1,500 a day during the summer months.
  • Centennial Library alone averages over 1,000 visitors a day during the summer.
  • Opened in April 2013, the Centennial Library welcomed its one millionth visitor in 2016.