The Queens Library is the no. 1 library system in the country, with 20.2 million items in circulation in fiscal year 2006, according to a report released by the Public Library Association yesterday. The library saw an increase to 21 million circulated items in fiscal year 2007, which ended on June 30.
Queens Has No. 1-Ranked American Library System
The library sees 55,000 visitors daily across its 63 branches and provides 6.6 million items for loan to its 2.2 million residents. Popular titles are offered in 30 languages. It also offers nearly 22,000 programs on topics ranging from traditional storytelling and literacy classes to programs about public health, yoga, and cultural arts.
Queens Library Tops In U.S.
The Queens Borough Public Library is an independent, not-for-profit corporation and is not affiliated with any other library.
Queens Library Ranked No. 1 In Nationwide Circulation Tally