Loan Statistics Report For FY 98 & FY 99
 
NAME OF LIBRARY
FY 98 (ACTUAL)
FY 99 (ACTUAL)
Ang Mo Kio Community Library
1,979,292
1,556,531
Bedok Community Library
1,497,949
1,330,341
Bukit Batok Community Library
516,271
1,489,942
Bukit Merah Community Library
1,169,485
1,124,486
Bukit Panjang Community Library
1,388,018
1,350,895
Central Community Library
2,058,315
1,432,674
Cheng San Community Library
2,047,112
1,673,520
Choa Chu Kang Community Library
1,930,795
1,720,633
Geylang East Community Library
1,145,404
944,063
Jurong East Community Library
1,909,511
1,531,483
Jurong West Community Library
1,484,237
1,326,752
library@Orchard
0
499,156
Marine Parade Community Library
1,220,276
1,209,694
Queenstown Community Library
1,072,767
874,169
Tampines Regional Library
1,818,871
1,829,376
Toa Payoh Community Library
114,158
1,689,962
Yishun Community Library
1,548,814
1,338,892
Total
22,901,275
22,922,569
Others:
67,351
48,770
Sub-total
22,968,626
22,971,339
Community Children 's Libraries
1,660,224
1,748,680
Sub-total
24,628,850
24,720,019
National Reference Library
0
400
GRAND TOTAL
24,628,850
24,720,419
PERCENTAGE
10.91%
0.37%

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Membership Statistics Report For FY 98 & FY 99
 
NAME OF LIBRARY
FY 98 (ACTUAL)
FY 99 (ACTUAL)
Ang Mo Kio Community Library
216,543
226,959
Bedok Community Library
206,993
214,073
Bukit Batok Community Library
6,347
17,085
Bukit Merah Community Library
94,591
100,655
Bukit Panjang Community Library
11,790
17,748
Central Community Library
145,777
159,285
Cheng San Community Library
36,468
45,557
Choa Chu Kang Community Library
42,656
52,048
Geylang East Community Library
67,579
71,917
Jurong East Community Library
214,703
225,146
Jurong West Community Library
34,005
43,541
library@Orchard
0
4,300
Marine Parade Community Library
79,190
85,334
Queenstown Community Library
122,122
126,067
Tampines Regional Library
76,301
88,645
Toa Payoh Community Library
159,912
176,438
Yishun Community Library
19,978
27,589
Total
1,534,955
1,682,387
Community Children 's Libraries
59,095
75,926
*Others
1,155
1,352
GRAND TOTAL
1,595,205
1,759,665
PERCENTAGE
17.24%
10.31%
 
Notes :
*Others :For FY 98 included Institutions & staff members but excluded National Reference Library members
*Others :For FY 99 included National Reference Library Institutional members (Community Library =1,172 ; National Reference Library =180)

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Statistical Summary of Library Collection and Materials
 
Collection by Language,Age Group and Materials
 
FY 99
BOOKS
SERIALS
 
Titles
Items
Titles
Items
LANGUAGES        
Malay
40,765
448,679
547
21,194
Chinese
117,789
1,512,752
1,494
59,790
Tamil
13,894
133,007
46
11,479
English
484,173
3,992,659
17,960
423,383
Total
656,621
6,087,097
20,047
515,846
ADULTS        
Malay
22,282
130,351
530
17,707
Chinese
93,701
780,152
1,425
53,397
Tamil
9,753
71,965
43
9,813
English
365,543
1,882,228
17,331
403,903
Total
491,279
2,864,696
19,329
484,820
YOUNG PEOPLE        
Malay
2,338
37,650
5
548
Chinese
6,396
71,684
28
1,081
Tamil
910
4,546
1
1,498
English
35,507
297,555
552
10,900
Total
45,151
411,435
586
14,027
CHILDREN        
Malay
16,145
280,678
12
2,939
Chinese
17,692
660,916
41
5,312
Tamil
3,231
56,496
2
168
English
83,123
1,812,876
77
8,580
Total
120,191
2,810,966
132
16,999
 
 
Titles
Items
SPECIAL MATERIALS*
Art print
222
343
Compact disc
4,185
15,797
Computer file**
5,222
56,452
Digitised Video
1,807
1,807
DVD
38
43
Filmstrip
444
869
Kit
16
167
Map
79
175
Microfiche
367
521
Microfilm
2,239
2,296
Music score
10,607
19,871
Recorded disc
2,069
2,557
Talking books
180
506
Tape recording
3,758
19,514
Tape slide
431
577
Videocassette
17,060
128,733
Videodisc
816
4,232
Others***
265
591
Total
49,805
255,051
Grand Total :
726,473
titles
(Books, Serials and Special Materials)
6,857,994
items
 
*Excludes items not bar-coded
**Includes CD-ROMs
***Includes Braille, game, motion picture, wall chart, flash card, CDI, Picture collection

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Summary of New Titles Catalogued
 
 
FY 97
FY 98
FY 99
 
Adult
Children's
Total
Adult
Children's
Total
Adult
Children's
Total
Malay
1,932
1,336
3,268
Chinese
8,259
1,115
9,374
Tamil
980
278
1,258
English
22,010
5,312
27,322
717
1,034
1,751
15,312
1,906
17,218
440
168
608
38,371
7,565
45,936
1,028
578
1,606
15,661
1,790
17,451
403
54
457
52,160
2,075
55,571
Total
33,181
8,041
41,222
 
(+17.5%)
54,840
10,673
65,513
(+58.9%)
69,252
5,733
75,085
(+14.6%)
 

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Summary of Books Acquired (Volumes)
 
FY 97
FY 98
FY 99
 
Purchase
Gift
PPA
Total
Purchase
Gift
PPA
Total
Purchase
Gift
PPA
Total
Malay
Chinese
Tamil
English
40,585
46
147
40,778
359,040
93
2,417
361,550
40,538
32
88
40,658
1,093,150
2,500
3,828
1,099,478
23,935
61
92
24,088
387,614
476
2,565
390,655
10,576
25
61
10,662
694,733
3,084
4,267
702,084
48,710
122
148
48,980
219,711
306
2,242
222,259
15,038
14
61
15,113
539,783
1,323
4,201
545,307
Total
1,533,313
2,671
6,480
1,542,464
(3.2%)
1,116,858
3,646
6,985
1,127,489
(-26.9%)
823,242
1,765
6,652
831,659
(-26.2%)
 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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