Grant County Public Library, serving an area of 7,800 residents, has a collection of 50,000 books and periodicals; in addition, there are 1,760 CDs, records, cassettes and other audio materials, as well as 1,470 video items, such as DVDs and VHS tapes. Internet terminals are available for use by the general public.
Staffing consists of 7 employees, including one fully accredited librarian, plus volunteers. The system comprises one central library and 4 branch libraries. Annual expenditures on the library collection total $32,000. Patrons make 37,000 visits annually, and check out materials 80,000 times. Thirty-six percent of all check-outs are children's materials.