Carnegie Free Library, serving an area of 38,000 residents, has a collection of 58,000 books and periodicals; in addition, there are 920 CDs, records, cassettes and other audio materials, as well as 120 video items, such as DVDs and VHS tapes. Internet terminals are available for use by the general public.
Staffing consists of 8 employees, of whom 2 are fully accredited librarians, plus volunteers. Annual expenditures on the library collection total $20,000. Patrons make 22,000 visits annually, and check out materials 36,000 times. Thirty-two percent of all check-outs are children's materials.