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Golconda Public Library, serving an area of 720 residents, has a collection of 18,900 books and periodicals; in addition, there are 48 CDs, records, cassettes and other audio materials, as well as 132 video items, such as DVDs and VHS tapes. Internet terminals are available for use by the general public.

Staffing consists of one employee, including one fully accredited librarian, plus volunteers. Annual expenditures on the library collection total $6,000. Patrons make 3,500 visits annually, and check out materials 12,600 times. Thirteen percent of all check-outs are children's materials.

Location: Main St. P.O. Box 523, Golconda Illinois 62938 Telephone 618-683-6531

Other Public Libraries nearby:
(Cairo) Cairo Public Library
(Eldorado) Eldorado Public Library
(Princeton) George Coon Public Library
(Golconda) Golconda Public Library
(Harrisburg) Harrisburg Public Library
(Marion) Marion Carnegie Library

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