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T.B. Scott Free Library, serving an area of 21,000 residents, has a collection of 78,000 books and periodicals; in addition, there are 4,800 CDs, records, cassettes and other audio materials, as well as 4,200 video items, such as DVDs and VHS tapes. Internet terminals are available for use by the general public.

Staffing consists of 14 employees, of whom 2 are fully accredited librarians, plus volunteers. The system comprises one central library and one branch library. Annual expenditures on the library collection total $96,000. Patrons make 280,000 visits annually, and check out materials 300,000 times. Forty percent of all check-outs are children's materials.

Location: 106 W. First St., Merrill Wisconsin 54452 Telephone 715-536-7191

Other Public Libraries nearby:
(Wausau) Marathon County Public Library
(Rhinelander) Rhinelander District Library
(Merrill) T.B. Scott Free Library
(Tomahawk) Tomahawk Public Library

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