Public Library Annual Survey and Statistics
The State Library encourages all Iowa public libraries to participate in the Annual Survey. 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 FY21 Annual Survey
The FY21 Public Library Annual Survey will be available in early August 2021 and due October 31, 2021.
- 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 FY21 Annual Survey
Use this link to login to the FY21 online survey and to view previous years' reports. You will be able to view FY00-FY21 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.