Robeson County Public Library, serving an area of 126,000 residents, has a collection of 138,000 books and periodicals; in addition, there are 2,600 CDs, records, cassettes and other audio materials, as well as 5,800 video items, such as DVDs and VHS tapes. Internet terminals are available for use by the general public.
Staffing consists of 16 employees, of whom 2 are fully accredited librarians, plus volunteers. The system comprises one central library and 5 branch libraries, plus one bookmobile. Annual expenditures on the library collection total $100,000. Patrons make 120,000 visits annually, and check out materials 220,000 times. Thirty percent of all check-outs are children's materials.