Public Library Annual Survey and Statistics
We ask Iowa public libraries to participate in the Annual Survey, due each year on Oct. 31. Data submitted in the Annual Survey is used on the local, regional, state, and federal levels. Filing a complete annual survey is one of the requirements to receive Enrich Iowa: Direct State Aid funding.
The FY23 Annual Survey
Covers July 1, 2022 to June 30, 2023
The FY23 Public Library Annual Survey will be available in August, 2023 - Due Date October 31, 2023.
- We will send a notice to all public library directors with the link to the survey, user name, password, and instructions.
- You will be able to download a print version of both the survey and instructions. However, the final report should be submitted on the online form only.
Files for FY23 Annual Survey
Use this link to login to the online survey and to view previous years' reports. You will be able to view FY00-FY22 surveys in PDF or web formats. You can save or print the reports. Use the online report only - do not submit print versions of the report.
Other Useful Links and Files
These tutorials cover the interface of the software used for the annual survey.
National data, publications, and peer comparisons for public libraries, also data for State Library agencies.
The Library Research Service in Colorado provides research information on libraries nationwide.