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
8231Libraries25,608
823100Libraries4,170
82310000Libraries4,170
823101Specialized libraries668
82310100Specialized libraries159
82310101Law library273
82310102Medical library172
82310103Religious library64
823102College and military post libraries475
82310200College and military post libraries18
82310201College or university library430
82310202Junior college library6
82310203Military post library21
823103General public libraries18,712
82310300General public libraries347
82310301Circulating library17
82310302Government library187
82310303Lending library57
82310304Public library18,104
823104Library services1,583
82310400Library services889
82310401Book rental37
82310402Documentation center657