Cherokee County Public Library, serving an area of 24,000 residents, has a collection of 22,000 books and periodicals; in addition, there are 290 CDs, records, cassettes and other audio materials, as well as 46 video items, such as DVDs and VHS tapes. Internet terminals are available for use by the general public.
Staffing consists of 3 employees, including one fully accredited librarian, plus volunteers. Annual expenditures on the library collection total $15,400. Patrons make 22,000 visits annually, and check out materials 39,000 times. Thirteen percent of all check-outs are children's materials.