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
8231Libraries24,925
823100Libraries3,678
82310000Libraries3,678
823101Specialized libraries615
82310100Specialized libraries154
82310101Law library243
82310102Medical library156
82310103Religious library62
823102College and military post libraries370
82310200College and military post libraries14
82310201College or university library331
82310202Junior college library5
82310203Military post library20
823103General public libraries18,747
82310300General public libraries294
82310301Circulating library15
82310302Government library182
82310303Lending library54
82310304Public library18,202
823104Library services1,515
82310400Library services836
82310401Book rental36
82310402Documentation center643