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
8231Libraries25,750
823100Libraries4,269
82310000Libraries4,269
823101Specialized libraries674
82310100Specialized libraries163
82310101Law library277
82310102Medical library171
82310103Religious library63
823102College and military post libraries478
82310200College and military post libraries19
82310201College or university library432
82310202Junior college library6
82310203Military post library21
823103General public libraries18,731
82310300General public libraries364
82310301Circulating library17
82310302Government library186
82310303Lending library60
82310304Public library18,104
823104Library services1,598
82310400Library services902
82310401Book rental37
82310402Documentation center659