Except for the 1998 blip (previously noted), the number of programs for all ages offered by Wisconsin public libraries has steadiliy increased. A new record was set in 2013.
Concomitantly, program attendance is steadily increasing -- except for that dang 1998 blip. 2013 is the 2nd year in a row that attendance has exceeded 2,000,000.
The number of programs for teen and adults offered by Wisconsin public libraries has increased considerably since 2008.
Wisconsin public library circulation, 1990-2013. (7/10/2014)
Wisconsin public library revenues, 1990-2013). (7/11/2014)