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Gloucester Library, serving an area of 35,000 residents, has a collection of 60,000 books and periodicals; in addition, there are 1,890 CDs, records, cassettes and other audio materials, as well as 1,150 video items, such as DVDs and VHS tapes. Internet terminals are available for use by the general public.

Staffing consists of 7 employees, including one fully accredited librarian, plus volunteers. The system comprises one central library and one branch library, plus one bookmobile. Annual expenditures on the library collection total $92,000. Patrons make 72,000 visits annually, and check out materials 120,000 times. Thirty-nine percent of all check-outs are children's materials.

Location: 6382 Main St., Gloucester Virginia 23061 Telephone 804-693-2998

Other Public Libraries nearby:
(Chesterfield) Chesterfield County Public Library
(Colonial Heights) Colonial Heights Public Library
(Richmond) County of Henrico Public Library
(Paulsboro) Gill Memorial Library
(Gloucester) Gloucester Library
(Richmond) Henrico County Public Library

05/27 Coming to The Gloucester area
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