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- Public libraries success can be measured by the fact that they are a presence in most communities in the country.
- 60% of population have a library card.
- 4,700 libraries and 693 mobiles.
- 129 million books.
- 10 million people visit once a fortnight.
- Britain's most popular cultural institution?
- 377 million library visits were made in 1996 compared to 33 million attendances at professional league football matches.