China - South China Public Library, serving an area of 2,300 residents, has a collection of 10,500 books and periodicals; in addition, there are 176 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 solely of volunteers. Annual expenditures on the library collection total $1,680. Patrons make 2,000 visits annually, and check out materials 6,000 times. One percent of all check-outs are children's materials.