Who’s in the top ten overall listings? St. Louis, thank you very much:
“Drawing from a variety of available data resources, the America’s Most Literate Cities study ranks the largest cities (population 250,000 and above) in the United States. This study focuses on six key indicators of literacy: newspaper circulation, number of bookstores, library resources, periodical publishing resources, educational attainment, and Internet resources.”
Note: Kansas City is ranked No. 9 in the Library Support, Holdings, and Utilization category!