Morristown & Morris Township Joint Library, serving an area of 40,000 residents, has a collection of 189,000 books and periodicals; in addition, there are 6,900 CDs, records, cassettes and other audio materials, as well as 7,800 video items, such as DVDs and VHS tapes. Internet terminals are available for use by the general public.
Staffing consists of 29 employees, of whom 16 are fully accredited librarians, plus volunteers. The system comprises one central library, plus one bookmobile. Annual expenditures on the library collection total $280,000. Patrons make 420,000 visits annually, and check out materials 330,000 times. Forty-two percent of all check-outs are children's materials.