Whitehall Public Library, serving an area of 14,700 residents, has a collection of 54,000 books and periodicals; in addition, there are 3,100 CDs, records, cassettes and other audio materials, as well as 2,300 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 5 are fully accredited librarians, plus volunteers. Annual expenditures on the library collection total $110,000. Patrons make 69,000 visits annually, and check out materials 154,000 times. Thirty-eight percent of all check-outs are children's materials.