The State Library of Tasmania is a Statewide library service with a network of seven city libraries, 41 branch libraries and five reference and specialist collections available to all Tasmanians.
During 2003-04, there were 2.7m visits to all State Library service points, and almost 4.5m items were borrowed, equating to 9.4 items borrowed per head of Tasmanian population. During 2003-04 approximately 477,000 reservations for specific items were registered and over 719,200 reference and information enquiries were answered.
Over 64,200 items were purchased by the State Library to add to the collections during 2003-04.
Further information can be found on the State Library web site at http://www.statelibrary.tas.gov.au.