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 Titles Total Marketable US Businesses
8231Libraries25,890
823100Libraries4,960
82310000Libraries4,960
823101Specialized libraries693
82310100Specialized libraries170
82310101Law library283
82310102Medical library175
82310103Religious library65
823102College and military post libraries487
82310200College and military post libraries20
82310201College or university library439
82310202Junior college library6
82310203Military post library22
823103General public libraries18,131
82310300General public libraries493
82310301Circulating library19
82310302Government library203
82310303Lending library68
82310304Public library17,348
823104Library services1,619
82310400Library services914
82310401Book rental39
82310402Documentation center666