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Mississippi/Crittenden Regional Library, serving an area of 75,000 residents, has a collection of 300,000 books and periodicals; in addition, there are 1,980 CDs, records, cassettes and other audio materials, as well as 880 video items, such as DVDs and VHS tapes. Internet terminals are available for use by the general public.

Staffing consists of 18 employees, of whom 2 are fully accredited librarians, plus volunteers. The system comprises one central library and 14 branch libraries. Annual expenditures on the library collection total $168,000. Patrons make 154,000 visits annually, and check out materials 310,000 times. Thirty-two percent of all check-outs are children's materials.

Location: 200 North Fifth Street, Blytheville Arkansas 72315 Telephone 870-762-2431

Other Public Libraries nearby:
(Jonesboro) Crowley Ridge Regional Library
(Kennett) Dunklin County Library
(Brownsville) Elma Ross Public Library
(Humboldt) Humboldt Public Library
(Ripley) Lauderdale County Library
(Dyersburg) Mciver's Grant Public Library

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