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Indianapolis-Marion County Library, serving an area of 840,000 residents, has a collection of 1,890,000 books and periodicals; in addition, there are 176,000 CDs, records, cassettes and other audio materials, as well as 105,000 video items, such as DVDs and VHS tapes. Internet terminals are available for use by the general public.

Staffing consists of 380 employees, of whom 138 are fully accredited librarians, plus volunteers. The system comprises one central library and 22 branch libraries, plus 3 bookmobiles. Annual expenditures on the library collection total $5,400,000. Patrons make 4,400,000 visits annually, and check out materials 14,000,000 times. Twenty-nine percent of all check-outs are children's materials.

Location: 2450 N Meridian St, Indianapolis Indiana 46077 Telephone 317-269-1700

Other Public Libraries nearby:
(Alexandria) Alexandria-Monroe Public Library
(Anderson) Anderson Public Library
(Avon) Avon-Washington Township Public Library
(Brazil) Brazil Public Library
(Cambridge City) Cambridge City Public Library
(Carmel) Carmel Clay Public Library

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