122 Shelby Speights Drive, Purvis Mississippi 39475
Lamar County Library System, serving an area of 38,000 residents, has a collection of 36,000 books and periodicals; in addition, there are 390 CDs, records, cassettes and other audio materials, as well as 690 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 2 are fully accredited librarians, plus volunteers. The system comprises one central library and 2 branch libraries. Annual expenditures on the library collection total $18,900. Patrons make 38,000 visits annually, and check out materials 78,000 times. Fifteen percent of all check-outs are children's materials.
Other Public Libraries nearby:
(Franklinton) Washington Parish Library
06/18 Coming to The Purvis area
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