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Santa Barbara Public Library, serving an area of 220,000 residents, has a collection of 370,000 books and periodicals; in addition, there are 13,800 CDs, records, cassettes and other audio materials, as well as 12,000 video items, such as DVDs and VHS tapes. Internet terminals are available for use by the general public.

Staffing consists of 80 employees, of whom 16 are fully accredited librarians, plus volunteers. The system comprises one central library and 7 branch libraries, plus one bookmobile. Annual expenditures on the library collection total $600,000. Patrons make 1,050,000 visits annually, and check out materials 1,600,000 times. Twenty-nine percent of all check-outs are children's materials.

Location: 40 E. Anapamu St., Santa Barbara California 93101 Telephone 805-962-7653

Other Public Libraries nearby:
(Lompoc) Lompoc Public Library
(Oxnard) Oxnard Public Library
(Santa Barbara) Santa Barbara Public Library
(Ventura) Ventura County Library

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