Snyder County Library System, serving an area of 38,000 residents, has a collection of 63,000 books and periodicals; in addition, there are 1,540 CDs, records, cassettes and other audio materials, as well as 2,000 video items, such as DVDs and VHS tapes. Internet terminals are available for use by the general public.
Staffing consists of 11 employees, of whom 2 are fully accredited librarians, plus volunteers. The system comprises one central library and 4 branch libraries. Annual expenditures on the library collection total $60,000. Patrons make 26,000 visits annually, and check out materials 84,000 times. Thirty percent of all check-outs are children's materials.