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The mission of the Helen Hall Library is to provide free access to information and fuel for imagination, in an age defined by the unprecedented importance of both.

Fiscal Year 2016 by the Numbers

Transaction Type
Number of Transactions
Total items checked out
717,055
Print materials 404,637
Non-print materials 231,655
Electronic materials 80,763
Reference questions 41.478
Holds placed 52,351
New patrons registered 4,039
Volunteer hours 1,706
Door count 246,736
New titles added 18,615
Programs held 514
Program attendance 19,064
Portrait of Helen Hall

Items in the Collection as of October 1, 2016

Material Type
Titles Physical Volumes
Printed Books 116,044 133,483
Printed Serial Subscriptions 190 N/A
Electronic Serial Subscriptions 13 N/A
Audiobooks 5,045 5,261
Music CDs 9,364 10,393
DVDs 11,403 22,984
Downloadable Audiobooks 10,971 N/A
Downloadable e-books 34,935 N/A