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Libraries - 2017 Visitors by Location

The Chicago Public Library consists of the Harold Washington Library Center, Sulzer and Woodson regional libraries and over 70 neighborhood branches. Many locations experience sporadic emergency closures due to heating or air conditioning issues, or area power outages. Independence Branch closed due to a fire on 10/30/15. Sulzer Regional Library was closed for three weeks in October/November 2016 for major facility repairs. Woodson Regional Library has been closed for major construction since November 2016, and is expected to reopen in late 2017. The Thomas Hughes Children's Library Closed in November 2016 for renovations and is expected to reopen in June 2017.

  • Count does not reflect the total building visitor count due to location of traffic counter. Community room and program traffic are not included in totals.

Querying over HTTP

Splitgraph serves as an HTTP API that lets you run SQL queries directly on this data to power Web applications. For example:

curl \
    -H "Content-Type: application/json" \
{"sql": "
    SELECT *
    FROM \"cityofchicago/libraries-2017-visitors-by-location-bk6j-nu5x\".\"libraries_2017_visitors_by_location\"
    LIMIT 100 

See the Splitgraph documentation for more information.

  • libraries_2017_visitors_by_location
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