Kingston Public Library, serving an area of 13,800 residents, has a collection of 18,900 books and periodicals; in addition, there are 370 CDs, records, cassettes and other audio materials, as well as 880 video items, such as DVDs and VHS tapes. Internet terminals are available for use by the general public.
Staffing consists of 4 employees, including one fully accredited librarian, plus volunteers. Annual expenditures on the library collection total $16,000. Patrons make 29,000 visits annually, and check out materials 44,000 times. Twenty-three percent of all check-outs are children's materials.