Stroud Public Library, serving an area of 2,800 residents, has a collection of 12,000 books and periodicals; in addition, there are 330 CDs, records, cassettes and other audio materials, as well as 189 video items, such as DVDs and VHS tapes. Internet terminals are available for use by the general public.
Staffing consists of 3 employees, including one fully accredited librarian, plus volunteers. Annual expenditures on the library collection total $1,680. Patrons make 11,000 visits annually, and check out materials 9,200 times. Forty percent of all check-outs are children's materials.