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 TitlesTotal Marketable US Businesses
823101Specialized libraries616
82310100Specialized libraries154
82310101Law library244
82310102Medical library156
82310103Religious library62
823102College and military post libraries368
82310200College and military post libraries14
82310201College or university library329
82310202Junior college library5
82310203Military post library20
823103General public libraries18,820
82310300General public libraries290
82310301Circulating library15
82310302Government library182
82310303Lending library54
82310304Public library18,279
823104Library services1,513
82310400Library services832
82310401Book rental37
82310402Documentation center644