Northeast Regional Library, serving an area of 96,000 residents, has a collection of 168,000 books and periodicals; in addition, there are 1,890 CDs, records, cassettes and other audio materials, as well as 6,900 video items, such as DVDs and VHS tapes. Internet terminals are available for use by the general public.
Staffing consists of 25 employees, of whom 3 are fully accredited librarians, plus volunteers. The system comprises one central library and 12 branch libraries. Annual expenditures on the library collection total $92,000. Patrons make 132,000 visits annually, and check out materials 340,000 times. Twenty percent of all check-outs are children's materials.