The content on this site is maintained by several sources. Data was originally obtained from two primary sources. The data for the Public Libraries in
the USA was obtained from the National Center for Education Statistics (http://nces.ed.gov/)
and the data for the Public Libraries in Canada was obtained from the OLAStore (http://www.accessola.com/). Since then (1995), many sources have provided updates to the content. This includes State and Provincial Library systems and other organizations including individual Libraries.
To protect the privacy of individuals at a library, we have endeavoured to remove any personal email addresses and
names of contacts at each Library that were originally obtained from other public sources. Libraries are
encouraged to provide generic email addresses and links to their web sites so that patrons and the public may find
additional information about your services.
If you have information about a Public Library that you would like to see changed or added to this site, then let us
Let your local library know about this site. This site provides a facility
enabling Public Libraries to keep their information up-to-date.
We encourage Libraries to update their own information on
this site, or let us know what changes are required and we are happy to update the information on your behalf.
Public Libraries should follow the
for public libraries link on this site to find out more about using and updating
the information about their Public Library. A last updated date
is provided to the public, so they have a sense of the currency of the
An online account is required to access and update information about a Public Library.
Registered users can also sign-up for automatic email notification.
Custom Interactive Maps
Public Libraries can follow the simple 4 step process to access custom interactive maps
for use on their web site.
Please let us know
what you like about this service and what improvements would be helpful.