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Table 9. Percentage of library media centers that were open to community members who do not attend the school and do not have children who attend the school and, of these, percentage open to community members during various times and percentage providing computer workstations with internet access, by state: 2011–12


      Percent of library media centers open to community members  
State Percent of library media centers open to community members who do not attend the school and do not have children who attend the school   During regular school hours   During the week, outside of regular school hours   On weekends, outside of regular school hours   With workstations community members can use to access the Internet  
United States 23.8   80.9   48.9   19.2   61.3  
                     
Alabama 48.0   97.5   22.4   12.5 ! 75.8  
Alaska 63.4   71.6   64.8   35.9   63.5  
Arizona 23.9   82.1   56.9   12.9 ! 63.4  
Arkansas 43.7   99.0   15.6   6.1 ! 61.2  
California 13.7   61.3   59.3   26.0 ! 50.2  
                     
Colorado 30.9   87.8   45.0   26.4 ! 73.8  
Connecticut 9.7 ! 79.2   60.0   16.1 ! 52.9  
Delaware 8.6 ! 40.4 ! 100.0     62.1  
District of Columbia          
Florida 24.5   86.0   52.7     67.0  
                     
Georgia 42.2   99.2   28.6   17.8   74.6  
Hawaii   100.0   100.0      
Idaho 38.4   84.4   39.0   31.4 ! 63.0  
Illinois 15.2   71.1   45.8   18.5 ! 35.5 !
Indiana 18.8   80.6   41.7   19.8 ! 46.1  
                     
Iowa 21.1   75.5   49.7   20.0 ! 78.6  
Kansas 24.6   87.8   44.1     73.5  
Kentucky 22.4   87.4   49.3   23.3 ! 44.8  
Louisiana 22.3   97.2   24.8 !   64.6  
Maine 31.5   81.4   50.2   19.5   47.0  
                     
Maryland          
Massachusetts 9.9   50.8 ! 82.0   69.2   67.5  
Michigan 18.4   61.1   53.4   26.4   58.2  
Minnesota 20.7   69.9   52.4   30.0   68.7  
Mississippi 35.6   81.7   52.7   19.2 ! 76.0  
                     
Missouri 44.5   78.2   59.1   14.8   71.2  
Montana 54.8   73.6   58.0   34.5 ! 68.1  
Nebraska 21.2   76.5   43.7   32.0   64.4  
Nevada 13.7   80.4   37.0   24.6 ! 72.7  
New Hampshire 31.6   88.7   56.2   29.0   31.0 !
                     
New Jersey 9.4   51.3   61.5   24.1 ! 36.6 !
New Mexico 37.5   70.7   41.8 ! 5.5 ! 48.7  
New York 13.5   74.8   50.6   20.6 ! 47.2  
North Carolina 19.9   87.7   60.9   25.3 ! 56.3  
North Dakota 46.0   94.8   41.9   10.6 ! 70.4  
                     
Ohio 13.5   74.0   63.2   19.4 ! 64.1  
Oklahoma 29.5   96.1   42.7     74.6  
Oregon 28.2   73.8   58.6   19.9 ! 57.4  
Pennsylvania 11.3   75.0   42.7     39.3 !
Rhode Island 10.6   76.4   75.7   45.8 ! 56.3 !
                     
South Carolina 41.0   94.5   41.3   11.3 ! 78.7  
South Dakota 37.4   90.3   54.7   27.4 ! 37.9 !
Tennessee 26.2   93.4   54.8   34.3   55.6  
Texas 33.3   85.6   45.9   9.1 ! 73.3  
Utah 22.8   96.3   63.3   13.8 ! 26.5 !
                     
Vermont 53.2   90.1   34.8   15.8 ! 55.4  
Virginia 22.0   79.7   46.1   17.9 ! 47.7  
Washington 33.6   60.3   67.4   28.2 ! 34.3  
West Virginia 16.3   94.4   25.0 ! 10.2 ! 32.7 !
Wisconsin 31.2   65.5   53.2   28.4   70.4  
Wyoming 45.4   84.4   59.5   26.8   56.6  
! Interpret data with caution. The coefficient of variation (CV) for this estimate is between 30 percent and 50 percent (i.e., the standard error is at least 30 percent and less than 50 percent of the estimate).
‡ Reporting standards not met. The coefficient of variation (CV) for this estimate is 50 percent or greater (i.e., the standard error is 50 percent or more of the estimate) or the response rate is below 50 percent.
NOTE: The 2011–12 Schools and Staffing Survey did not collect school library media center data from private schools.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Schools and Staffing Survey (SASS), "Public School Library Media Center Data File," 2011–12.


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