Harrisburg Public Library, serving an area of 13,800 residents, has a collection of 35,000 books and periodicals; in addition, there are 750 CDs, records, cassettes and other audio materials, as well as 560 video items, such as DVDs and VHS tapes. Internet terminals are available for use by the general public.
Staffing consists of 4 employees, including one fully accredited librarian, plus volunteers. Annual expenditures on the library collection total $30,000. Patrons make 33,000 visits annually, and check out materials 37,000 times. Fifty-four percent of all check-outs are children's materials.