Pennsylvania Public Library Data Collection

The Office of Commonwealth Libraries, Bureau of Library Development collects public library data via LibPAS. The data collection tools include the Plans for the Use of State Aid and the Pennsylvania Public Library Data Collection. The statistics gathered are compiled and used to 1) determine public library eligibility for state aid, 2) represent Pennsylvania’s public libraries in the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) national data collection program for public libraries, and 3) assist public libraries by providing comparative data for local use.


How do I get my Username & Password?

If you have misplaced your login and password, there are a couple of options. You can use the Password Reminder feature if your account includes your email address.


Any questions about the data collection process can be sent to .