Dimmit County Public Library, serving an area of 10,000 residents, has a collection of 17,600 books and periodicals; in addition, there are 200 CDs, records, cassettes and other audio materials, as well as 750 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 $5,400. Patrons make 24,000 visits annually, and check out materials 36,000 times. Fifteen percent of all check-outs are children's materials.