Public Libraries Survey 2016: Main Libraries, Branches, and Bookmobiles (Outlets)

data.imls.gov | Last Updated 20 Apr 2018

Find key information on main libraries, branches, and bookmobiles, including FSCS IDs, square footage, locale code, and location. These data include imputed values for libraries that did not submit information in the FY 2016 data collection. Imputation is a procedure for estimating a value for a specific data item where the response is missing. Download PLS data files to see imputation flag variables or learn more on the imputation methods used in FY 2016 at https://www.imls.gov/research-evaluation/data-collection/public-libraries-survey/explore-pls-data/pls-data

Tags: public library, 2016, outlet, fscs

This dataset has the following 36 columns:

Column NameAPI Column NameData TypeSample Values
STATEstatetext
FSCS IDfscs_idtext
FSCS ID_SEQfscs_id_seqtext
C_FSCSc_fscstext
LIBRARY IDlibrary_idtext
LIBRARY NAMElibrary_nametext
LIBRARY SYSTEMlibrary_systemtext
ADDRESSaddresstext
CITYcitytext
ZIPziptext
COUNTYcountytext
PHONEphonetext
OUTLET TYPEoutlet_typetext
SQ FEETsq_feetnumber
BOOKMOBILESbookmobilesnumber
HOURShoursnumber
WEEKS OPENweeks_opennumber
YEARyeartext
STRUCTURE CHANGEstructure_changetext
NAME CHANGEname_changetext
ADDRESS CHANGEaddress_changetext
INCITS STATE CODEincits_state_codetext
INCITS COUNTY CODEincits_county_codetext
GNIS CODEgnis_codetext
COUNTY POPULATIONcounty_populationnumber
LOCALElocaletext
REAP LOCALEreap_localetext
CENSUS TRACTcensus_tracttext
CENSUS BLOCKcensus_blocktext
CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICTcongressional_districttext
CBSAcbsatext
METRO/MICRO AREAmetro_micro_areatext
ADDRESS MATCH TYPEaddress_match_typetext
ESRI MATCH STATUSesri_match_statustext
GEOCODE SCOREgeocode_scorenumber
LOCATIONlocationlocation