Carnegie Public Library, serving an area of 14,700 residents, has a collection of 60,000 books and periodicals; in addition, there are 290 CDs, records, cassettes and other audio materials, as well as 1,000 video items, such as DVDs and VHS tapes. Internet terminals are available for use by the general public.
Staffing consists of 7 employees, including one fully accredited librarian, plus volunteers. Annual expenditures on the library collection total $23,000. Patrons make 37,000 visits annually, and check out materials 50,000 times. Thirty-seven percent of all check-outs are children's materials.