Ky. Public Libraries Reach Milestones

Mar 1, 2012

FRANKFORT, Ky. - Kentucky's public libraries reached new heights of popularity in 2011.

For the first time, the libraries recorded more than 20 million visits by people who checked out more than 30 million books and other items from their collections, according to statistics from the Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives.

Almost 2.5 million Kentuckians are registered to use library services.