Hecla Public Library, serving an area of 310 residents, has a collection of 2,400 books and periodicals; in addition, there are 22 CDs, records, cassettes and other audio materials.
Staffing consists of 2 employees, including one fully accredited librarian, plus volunteers. Annual expenditures on the library collection total $1,890. Patrons make 260 visits annually, and check out materials 3,300 times. Thirty-three percent of all check-outs are children's materials.