Mckinney Memorial Public Library, serving an area of 54,000 residents, has a collection of 63,000 books and periodicals; in addition, there are 1,150 CDs, records, cassettes and other audio materials, as well as 2,000 video items, such as DVDs and VHS tapes. Internet terminals are available for use by the general public.
Staffing consists of 16 employees, of whom 5 are fully accredited librarians, plus volunteers. Annual expenditures on the library collection total $198,000. Patrons make 160,000 visits annually, and check out materials 330,000 times. Twenty-one percent of all check-outs are children's materials.