Leavenworth Public Library, serving an area of 35,000 residents, has a collection of 115,000 books and periodicals; in addition, there are 2,600 CDs, records, cassettes and other audio materials, as well as 2,200 video items, such as DVDs and VHS tapes. Internet terminals are available for use by the general public.
Staffing consists of 10 employees, of whom 5 are fully accredited librarians, plus volunteers. Annual expenditures on the library collection total $132,000. Patrons make 189,000 visits annually, and check out materials 400,000 times. Forty-four percent of all check-outs are children's materials.