Special Report

50 Most Well-Read Cities in America

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30. Norwich-New London, CT
> Libraries per 100,000 residents: 15.9
> Public libraries: 43
> Colleges and universities: 10
> Adults with high school diploma: 92.7%

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29. Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT
> Libraries per 100,000 residents: 14.4
> Public libraries: 174
> Colleges and universities: 36
> Adults with high school diploma: 90.8%

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28. Columbia, MO
> Libraries per 100,000 residents: 13.0
> Public libraries: 23
> Colleges and universities: 7
> Adults with high school diploma: 94.7%

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27. Lincoln, NE
> Libraries per 100,000 residents: 15.0
> Public libraries: 49
> Colleges and universities: 13
> Adults with high school diploma: 93.0%

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26. Dubuque, IA
> Libraries per 100,000 residents: 18.6
> Public libraries: 18
> Colleges and universities: 7
> Adults with high school diploma: 92.8%