David Cargo Public Library, serving an area of 920 residents, has a collection of 16,100 books and periodicals; in addition, there are 44 CDs, records, cassettes and other audio materials, as well as 154 video items, such as DVDs and VHS tapes. Internet terminals are available for use by the general public.
Staffing consists of 2 employees, including one fully accredited librarian, plus volunteers. Annual expenditures on the library collection total $6,000. Patrons make 2,300 visits annually, and check out materials 4,400 times. Twenty-six percent of all check-outs are children's materials.