Pequea Valley Public Library, serving an area of 19,800 residents, has a collection of 16,800 books and periodicals; in addition, there are 660 CDs, records, cassettes and other audio materials, as well as 500 video items, such as DVDs and VHS tapes. Internet terminals are available for use by the general public.
Staffing consists of one employee, including one fully accredited librarian, plus volunteers. Annual expenditures on the library collection total $12,000. Patrons make 25,000 visits annually, and check out materials 88,000 times. Sixty-nine percent of all check-outs are children's materials.