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Aurora Public Library, serving an area of 140,000 residents, has a collection of 400,000 books and periodicals; in addition, there are 36,000 CDs, records, cassettes and other audio materials, as well as 11,500 video items, such as DVDs and VHS tapes. Internet terminals are available for use by the general public.

Staffing consists of 78 employees, of whom 18 are fully accredited librarians, plus volunteers. The system comprises one central library and 2 branch libraries, plus one bookmobile. Annual expenditures on the library collection total $660,000. Patrons make 560,000 visits annually, and check out materials 880,000 times. Fifty-four percent of all check-outs are children's materials.

Location: 1 E. Benton Street, Aurora Illinois 60505 Telephone 630-264-4106

Other Public Libraries nearby:
(Algonquin) Algonquin Area Public Library
(Alsip) Alsip-Merrionette Park Library
(Aurora) Aurora Public Library
(Bedford Park) Bedford Park Public Library
(Bellwood) Bellwood Public Library
(Brookfield) Brookfield Free Public Library

04/12 Coming to The Aurora area
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