There are 8,743 people in the Library’s chartered service area—the City of Johnstown—yet in 2017, over 73,000 people crossed our threshold.

  • Over 77,000 items were circulated, including DVDs and downloadable eBooks
  • 18,765 reference questions were answered
  • 7,326 people attended our programs,
  • Our public computers were used 7,058 times and our wireless was used over 3,200 times

The total value of Library programs and services in 2017 was $1,645,948. For every city tax dollar invested in the Library, the community receives a public service return on investment of $5.92. Libraries historically have the highest return on investment of any community service.