FCLS cardholders checked out 547,197 books, movies, music CDs and audiobooks from our libraries. Had they purchased these same items, it would have cost more than 8 million dollars!
The popularity of downloadable ebooks and audiobooks has skyrocketed in Flathead County. FCLS customers checked out and downloaded more than 22,000 items from FCLS's digital collection.
Our customers visited our libraries 317,269 times.
476 programs, such as preschool storytimes and teen gatherings, saw 14,306 attendees.
FCLS customers used public computers 124,448 times to access email, the internet and FCLS's online databases.
Library services in Flathead County cost users an average of $16.00 per person, far less than the cost of a single hardcover book at Amazon.com.