SIC Industry Description

Industry: 8231—Libraries
Establishments primarily engaged in providing library services, including the circulation of books and other materials for reading, study, and reference. Establishments primarily engaged in operating motion picture film libraries are classified in Industry 7829.

Centers for documentationLibraries, printed matter
Circulating librariesRental of books
Lending libraries
Codes TitlesTotal Marketable US Businesses
823101Specialized libraries587
82310100Specialized libraries146
82310101Law library235
82310102Medical library149
82310103Religious library57
823102College and military post libraries351
82310200College and military post libraries13
82310201College or university library312
82310202Junior college library5
82310203Military post library21
823103General public libraries19,123
82310300General public libraries292
82310301Circulating library14
82310302Government library180
82310303Lending library46
82310304Public library18,591
823104Library services1,401
82310400Library services787
82310401Book rental31
82310402Documentation center583