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
8231Libraries24,211
823100Libraries6,839
82310000Libraries6,839
823101Specialized libraries697
82310100Specialized libraries181
82310101Law library270
82310102Medical library172
82310103Religious library74
823102College and military post libraries436
82310200College and military post libraries19
82310201College or university library387
82310202Junior college library8
82310203Military post library22
823103General public libraries14,757
82310300General public libraries1,303
82310301Circulating library20
82310302Government library201
82310303Lending library71
82310304Public library13,162
823104Library services1,482
82310400Library services781
82310401Book rental40
82310402Documentation center661