Facts and Figures

Facts and figures about Cork City Libraries

Facts and Figures

Number of library buildings10
Bookfund for 2019€390,683
Total library stock (at 20 June 2019)599,808
Percentage of City Council budget spend on Libraries book budget 20190.2%
City Council per capita budget for book purchase 2019€1.85
Number of visits to Cork City Libraries during 2018755,691
Number of items borrowed from Cork City Libraries during 2018817,395
Number of PC sessions booked 201876,061
Number of public-access computer workstations with Internet120
Amazing staff85

Figures at 20 June 2019

Most borrowed books 2018

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Mindful Walking by Hugh O'Donovan, borrowed 170 times.

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Dog Man by Dav Pilkey, borrowed 325 times.

Download the top 100 items borrowed in csv format or pdf:

Most Borrowed Items 2018 csv file.csv (size 8.3 KB)

Most Borrowed Items 2018 pdf file.pdf (size 241.7 KB)