Farmington Public Library, serving an area of 100,000 residents, has a collection of 210,000 books and periodicals; in addition, there are 10,000 CDs, records, cassettes and other audio materials, as well as 168 video items, such as DVDs and VHS tapes. Internet terminals are available for use by the general public.
Staffing consists of 42 employees, of whom 3 are fully accredited librarians, plus volunteers. The system comprises one central library and one branch library. Annual expenditures on the library collection total $340,000. Patrons make 310,000 visits annually, and check out materials 290,000 times. Fifty-four percent of all check-outs are children's materials.
This facility houses administative offices. Branch libraries are listed below.