Rodman Public Library, serving an area of 39,000 residents, has a collection of 154,000 books and periodicals; in addition, there are 28,000 CDs, records, cassettes and other audio materials, as well as 6,900 video items, such as DVDs and VHS tapes. Internet terminals are available for use by the general public.
Staffing consists of 38 employees, of whom 6 are fully accredited librarians, plus volunteers. The system comprises one central library and one branch library, plus one bookmobile. Annual expenditures on the library collection total $440,000. Patrons make 210,000 visits annually, and check out materials 480,000 times. Thirty-seven percent of all check-outs are children's materials.