Friday, 14 March 2008

Fíorais agus Figiúirí – Facts and Figures

Internet sessions
The provision of free internet access at all our branch libraries around the county resulted in almost 100,000 online user sessions during 2007.

Members new and old
A total of 17,697 people - adults and children, young and old, national and non-national – joined or rejoined a library branch in Co. Clare during 2007.
This figure shows a 3% increase over the previous year. In fact, in each of the last three years, membership numbers in the county’s libraries have shown a continuous upward trend.

Books borrowed
The number of books and other items borrowed by library members throughout the county remains consistently high at over 440,000 each year. This figure includes fiction and non-fiction books for adults and children alike, as well as DVDs and music CDs.

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