Smyth-Bland Regional Library, serving an area of 40,000 residents, has a collection of 105,000 books and periodicals; in addition, there are 10,000 CDs, records, cassettes and other audio materials, as well as 5,400 video items, such as DVDs and VHS tapes. Internet terminals are available for use by the general public.
Staffing consists of 21 employees, including one fully accredited librarian, plus volunteers. The system comprises one central library and 2 branch libraries, plus one bookmobile. Annual expenditures on the library collection total $161,000. Patrons make 147,000 visits annually, and check out materials 260,000 times. Thirty-one percent of all check-outs are children's materials.
This facility houses administative offices. Branch libraries are listed below.