May 25, 2022

Now Available: Annual Report of the Librarian of Congress, FY 2019

From a Letter by Carla Hayden, Librarian of Congress (Page 7 of FY 2019 LC Annual Report)

In fiscal 2019, the Library welcomed nearly 1.9 million visitors to its Capitol Hill campus and drew over 119 million visits to its website,—a reflection of our efforts to connect all Americans to Library resources, whether online or in person.


As it has for generations, the Library also works every day to serve Congress and the public in other ways. In the past fiscal year, for example, the Congressional Research Service responded to more than 71,000 congressional requests; the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped and its network circulated over 21 million braille, audio and large print items to its patrons; and the U.S.

Direct to Complete Letter and Full Text Report
97 pages; PDF.

From the FY 2019 LC Annual Report  (Page 11)

Direct to Complete Letter and Full Text Report
97 pages; PDF.

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