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Library Data Services

The Nebraska Library Commission collects statistical data about public libraries and produces a variety of data products. Library Data Services is responsible for implementing the annual Public Library Survey, assisting Nebraska libraries in submitting data, and reporting some of this information to the appropriate federal agencies.  Library Data Services also provides information and data in support of Library Commission administrative, planning, and evaluation activities.


The 2023 Public Library Survey data are now available here.

2024 State Aid to Public Libraries and Dollars for Data figures are now available.

Public Library Survey through Bibliostat™ Collect

Nebraska Library Commission's Supplemental Survey

State Aid to Public Libraries and Dollars for Data

The 2024 figures for state aid and dollars for data are now available.

Library Statistical Data and Maps

Current and historical (from 1999) data are available. Library maps are available by service population, library system, and legislative district. Maps contain links to additional library information.

Data Resources and Displays

For more information, contact Sam Shaw.