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Houston Public Library

Houston, TX

Address: 500 McKinney
Houston, Texas
United States

County: Harris View map of all libraries in Harris County.

Region: Houston Area

Phone: 832-393-1300

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Library details: Houston Public Library is a Public library.
This library is affiliated with Houston Public Library (view map) . The collection of the library contains 2,682,526 volumes. The library circulates 7,182,975 items per year. The library serves a population of 2,145,146 residents .

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Administration: The director of the library is Rhea Brown Lawson .

Affiliations: The library is a member of the Urban Libraries Council .

See also: Directory of Public Libraries in the United States

See also: Directory of Public Libraries in Texas

Statistics Public
Service Population 2,145,146Residents
Collection size2,682,526volumes
Annual Circulation7,182,975transactions
Expenditures Reported to Institute of Museum and Library Services
2012 $31,925,791$3,873,931$1,087,966
2010 $36,573,205$5,255,433$1,276,925

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Technology Profile
Product NameYear Contracted
Current Automation SystemSymphony2013
Previous Automation SystemMillennium1997
Previous Automation SystemCarl1993
Previous Automation SystemDataPhase1982
Previous Automation SystemNone
Discovery Service (w/index)Enterprise
(* Older versions of SirsiDynix Symphony were called Unicorn)
This library is responsible for the procurement of the library automation system.

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Identifiers ID2933

Record History: This listing was created on Sep 13, 1998 and was last modified on Nov 20, 2015.

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Houston Public Library
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