The Libraries of South Carolina
by Mary Frayser
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Table 3. --Public Library Statistics
A. County-wide service
(The population figures were taken from U. S. Census, 1930)
Counties Libraries Total population Population in service area Books per capita total population Books per capita in service area Open Paid or volunteer librarian
Charleston ** 101,050   0.24      
Charleston Free Pub *** 101,050   0.24 Daily* Paid
Dillon 25,733   0.19      
Latta Public   25,733   0.19 Daily Paid
Greenville 117,009   0.35      
Greenville Public   117,009   0.35 Daily Paid
Laurens** 42,094   0.17      
Laurens County   42,094   0.17 Daily Paid
Richland 87,667   0.32      
Columbia Public   87,667   0.32 Daily Paid

*Except Sunday

**The volumes of the Charleston Library Society and the Clinton book collection are not included in the Charleston and Laurens county figures.

***Blanks indicate lack of information.

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