EIN 91-1098071

Pierce County Library System (PCLS)

IRS 501(c) type
501(c)(3)
Num. employees
412
City
Year formed
1946
Most recent tax filings
2019-12
Description
Pierce County Library System (PCLS) is a library system serving the residents of Pierce County, Washington. Pierce County Library System has 20 library locations serving more than 563,000 people in unincorporated Pierce County and 15 cities and towns.
Also known as...
Pierce County Rural Library District

Program areas at PCLS

In 2019, people made 2,090,000 visits to the Pierce County Library system's 20 locations and checked out 5,918,000 books, dvds and other materials.

Form 990s for PCLS

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-122020-02-14990View PDF
2017-122019-02-21990View PDF
2016-122017-10-11990View PDF
2015-122016-12-30990View PDF
2014-122015-09-16990View PDF
...and 5 more Form 990s

Who funds Pierce County Library System (PCLS)

Grants from foundations and other nonprofits
GrantmakerDescriptionAmount
Pierce County Library FoundationGrants Are Awarded To the Pierce County Library System in Support of the Programs Designated By the Donors Additional Grants Are Designated By the Board of Directors To Support Library Programs and Services.$343,873

Financials for PCLS

RevenuesFYE 12/2019
Total grants, contributions, etc.$349,220
Program services$40,528,555
Investment income and dividends$263,489
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$0
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$0
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$0
Total revenues$41,141,264

Personnel at PCLS

NameTitleCompensation
Georgia LomaxAdministrative Team / Executive Director / Administrative Team$158,352
Clifford JoFinance and Business Director$150,326
Mary GetchellMarketing and Communications Director$126,705
 Subscribe to viewFacilities Director
 Subscribe to viewFoundation Director
...and 8 more key personnel

Organizations like PCLS

OrganizationLocationRevenue
Queens Library (QL)Jamaica, NY$138,228,269
Lexington Public LibraryLexington, KY$17,869,265
Prince George's County Memorial Library SystemLargo, MD$33,388,571
Rochester Public LibraryRochester, NY$21,949,030
Pueblo City County Library District (PCCLD)Pueblo, CO$10,803,049
Brooklyn Public Library (BPL)Brooklyn, NY$160,226,631
Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh (CLP)Pittsburgh, PA$40,570,056
Richland County Public LibraryColumbia, SC$34,805,403
Stark County District LibraryCanton, OH$16,324,743
York County Libraries (YCL)York, PA$13,081,127
The Ferguson LibraryStamford, CT$11,790,316
Ann Arbor District Library (AADL)Ann Arbor, MI$17,251,023
Enoch Pratt Free LibraryBaltimore, MD$55,736,000
Pioneer Library System (PLS)Norman, OK$15,507,691
The Board of Trustees of the Carroll County Public LibraryNew Windsor, MD$12,236,720
Greene County Public LibraryXenia, OH$12,254,212
Public Library Association of Annapolis and A AAnnapolis, MD$27,790,725
Perkins School for the BlindWatertown, MA$85,823,400
The Smithtown LibraryNesconset, NY$14,867,233
Robert W Woodruff Library of the Atlanta University Center (AUC)Atlanta, GA$11,303,437
Lake County Public Library (LCPL)Merrillville, IN$14,263,042
Public Library of Yo and Mahoning CountyYoungstown, OH$20,453,933
American Antiquarian Society (AAS)Worcester, MA$13,021,594
Buffalo and Erie County Public Library / Group ReturnBuffalo, NY$11,660,297
Room to ReadSan Francisco, CA$59,837,695
Nonprofit Types
Issues
Characteristics
Key performance indicators
Total revenues
$41,141,264
2019
Yearly growth
27.5%
% of revenues
n/a
Total expenses
$33,656,493
2019
Yearly growth
7.4%
% of expenses
n/a
Total assets
$31,718,906
2019
Yearly growth
28.7%
% of assets
n/a
Num. employees
412
2019
Yearly growth
0.5%
% of total
n/a
General information
Address
3005 112TH St E
Tacoma, WA 98446
Metro area
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA
Website URL
piercecountylibrary.org/ 
Phone
(253) 548-3300
Facebook page
PierceCoLibrary 
Twitter profile
@piercecolibrary 
IRS details
EIN
91-1098071
Fiscal year end
December
Taxreturn type
Form 990
Year formed
1946
Eligible to receive tax-deductible contributions (Pub 78)
Yes
Categorization
NTEE code, primary
B70: Libraries, Library Science
NAICS code, primary
51912: Libraries and Archives
Parent/child status
Central organization