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
8231Libraries24,276
823100Libraries7,482
82310000Libraries7,482
823101Specialized libraries694
82310100Specialized libraries183
82310101Law library268
82310102Medical library169
82310103Religious library74
823102College and military post libraries440
82310200College and military post libraries21
82310201College or university library389
82310202Junior college library8
82310203Military post library22
823103General public libraries14,235
82310300General public libraries1,185
82310301Circulating library20
82310302Government library192
82310303Lending library74
82310304Public library12,764
823104Library services1,425
82310400Library services719
82310401Book rental39
82310402Documentation center667