Wissahickon Valley Public Library, serving an area of 35,000 residents, has a collection of 105,000 books and periodicals; in addition, there are 3,600 CDs, records, cassettes and other audio materials, as well as 3,000 video items, such as DVDs and VHS tapes. Internet terminals are available for use by the general public.
Staffing consists of 15 employees, of whom 5 are fully accredited librarians, plus volunteers. The system comprises one central library and one branch library. Annual expenditures on the library collection total $220,000. Patrons make 154,000 visits annually, and check out materials 310,000 times. Forty-eight percent of all check-outs are children's materials.