- Douglas County Libraries ranks third in Colorado for materials checkout (circulation).
- Total Number of Library Patrons: 173,660.
- Number of Items Checked Out in 2008: 7.1 million.
- Douglas County Libraries ranked first in the 2009 Hennen American Public Library Ratings scale for the 250,000+ population category (329 American libraries are included in this division).
- Douglas County Libraries is a recipient of the 2006 John Cotton Dana award for library public relations. This is the American Library Associations’"most prestigious award."