Carnegie Public Library, serving an area of 24,000 residents, has a collection of 92,000 books and periodicals; in addition, there are 1,680 CDs, records, cassettes and other audio materials, as well as 4,200 video items, such as DVDs and VHS tapes. Internet terminals are available for use by the general public.
Staffing consists of 22 employees, of whom 4 are fully accredited librarians, plus volunteers. Annual expenditures on the library collection total $176,000. Patrons make 66,000 visits annually, and check out materials 210,000 times. Twenty-seven percent of all check-outs are children's materials.