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Reading Public Library

Reading, PA


Address: 100 South Fifth Street
Reading, Pennsylvania
19602
United States

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

Phone: 610-655-6350

Connect to:    Online Catalog

Library details: Reading Public Library is a Public library.
This library is affiliated with Reading Public Library (view map) . The collection of the library contains 276,417 volumes. The library circulates 489,059 items per year. The library serves a population of 88,082 residents .

Other Info: On-line catalog is a consortium of most public libraries located in Berks County, plus The Reading Area Community College, Berks Technical Institute and The Council on Chemical Abuse.

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Administration: The director of the library is Frank Kasprowicz .

Control: The library is part of a publicly-funded organization. It operates on a Non-profit financial model.

See also: Directory of Public Libraries in the United States

See also: Directory of Public Libraries in Pennsylvania

Statistics Public
Service Population 88,082Residents
Collection size276,417volumes
Annual Circulation489,059transactions
Expenditures Reported to Institute of Museum and Library Services
YearTotalTechBooksEBooksSerialE-Serials
2012 $4,004,989$177,304$38,668
2010 $2,246,572$179,461$37,994

NCES Statistics:
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wi-fi available Wireless: The library offers wireless access to the Internet. 802.11g

Technology Profile
Product NameYear Contracted
Current Automation SystemPolaris2015
Previous Automation SystemHorizon2006
Previous Automation SystemDynix1991
Previous Automation SystemNone
Previous Discovery InterfaceAquaBrowser Library
The library participates in the shared automation system provided by the Berks County Public Libraries
This library is responsible for the procurement of the library automation system.

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Identifiers
libraries.org ID1728
OCLC SymbolRPL
NCES FSCSKEYPA0205
NCES LIBIDPA0205002

Record History: This listing was created on Nov 8, 1997 and was last modified on Nov 3, 2016.

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Reading Public Library
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