Library: Year in Review
The McKinney Public Library experienced lots of growth and success in fiscal year 2023 (FY23), which runs from Oct. 1, 2022 through Sept. 30, 2023. Find out more about our biggest accomplishments below!
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New Memberships: 11,769
The McKinney Public Library offers a variety of account types depending on your needs and location of residence. Nearly 1,000 new members joined the library each month.
Each account type saw growth:
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Total Household Accounts: 64,913
In total, the McKinney Public Library serves more than 64,000 households across two libraries.
Borrowing Trends: 7% increase in household borrowing
This year, we saw a 7% increase in household borrowing from last year. As we monitor the growth occurring in our membership and in the rates of borrowing, we continuously update our collection to ensure we meet demand.Top
Collection Growth: 3.6% increase in collection size
In FY23, the collection grew to 1,714,961 total items, a 3.6% increase from last year. With increased rates of borrowing and increased membership come an increase in holds.
Program Attendance: 39,000 guests
FY23 saw an 11.4% increase in program attendance from FY22. We welcomed over 39,000 guests to program events throughout the year.
Volunteer Hours: 63% increase
Program growth wouldn’t be possible without the dedication of our volunteers. Library programs were supported with over 5,000 volunteer hours. Other volunteers helped to keep the library organized through shelving, materials processing, inventory, and more.