Live Oak County Library, serving an area of 11,000 residents, has a collection of 58,000 books and periodicals; in addition, there are 800 CDs, records, cassettes and other audio materials, as well as 840 video items, such as DVDs and VHS tapes. Internet terminals are available for use by the general public.
Staffing consists of 2 employees, including one fully accredited librarian, plus volunteers. The system comprises one central library and one branch library. Annual expenditures on the library collection total $12,000. Patrons make 10,000 visits annually, and check out materials 72,000 times. Twelve percent of all check-outs are children's materials.