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Cuyahoga County Public Library earns top overall score for 10th year in a row

Posted at 5:26 PM, Jan 21, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-21 17:26:00-05

CUYAHOGA COUNTY, Ohio — The Cuyahoga County Public Library has earned the top overall score in the Library Journal's Index of Public Library Services for the 10th year in a row.

The Index compares U.S. libraries based on six measures: per capita circulation of physical materials, number of visitors per capita, e-circulation, public computer use per capita, program attendance us per capita, and number of Wi-Fi sessions per capita.

They then rate the top libraries with either five, four, or three stars.

Based on libraries that are similarly sized to Cuyahoga County, the library received the highest overall rating with a score of 2,063 points.

Cuyahoga County Public Library got first in per capita circulation of physical materials and number of visitors per capita. They got second in e-circulation and public computer use per capita, and seventh in program attendance per capita and Wi-Fi sessions per capita.

“To have received the Library Journal Index's highest overall score for 10 consecutive years is a tremendous achievement for our library system," said CCPL Executive Director Tracy Strobel.

To read the index, click here.