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Library budget

Library’s services make up 3% of the City’s total budget. In 2020, the City increased the Library’s budget by 1 million dollars.

Download a copy of the Library budget.

Mission

To provide library services to meet life-long informational, educational, cultural and recreational needs of all Mississauga citizens.

This service is provided by

  • The Central Library
  • 17 Branch Libraries and Homebound Services
  • Electronic Resources
  • The Online Catalogue

Interesting facts about this service

  • Ninety per cent of residents responding to the 2017 Citizen
    Satisfaction survey expressed overall satisfaction with
    Library services in Mississauga
  • There are more than 4.3 million in-person visits to the Library
    per year
  • In 2018, people made 8.75 million visits to the Library
    website and catalogue, and the Library has a growing social
    media following of over 12,000 subscribers
  • The Library boasts a collection in excess of 1.06 million
    items
  • Items were loaned over 6.09 million times to the public in
    2018
  • In 2018, over 152,000 people attended Library programs
  • The Open Window Hub helped at-risk residents almost 1,000
    times in 2018
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