Leighton Public Library, serving an area of 5,600 residents, has a collection of 9,200 books and periodicals; in addition, there are 115 CDs, records, cassettes and other audio materials, as well as 270 video items, such as DVDs and VHS tapes. Internet terminals are available for use by the general public.
Staffing consists of one employee, plus volunteers. Annual expenditures on the library collection total $4,600. Patrons make 3,000 visits annually, and check out materials 6,900 times. Fifty-four percent of all check-outs are children's materials.