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Salina Public Library, serving an area of 46,000 residents, has a collection of 230,000 books and periodicals; in addition, there are 9,200 CDs, records, cassettes and other audio materials, as well as 8,400 video items, such as DVDs and VHS tapes. Internet terminals are available for use by the general public.

Staffing consists of 37 employees, of whom 8 are fully accredited librarians, plus volunteers. Annual expenditures on the library collection total $310,000. Patrons make 280,000 visits annually, and check out materials 540,000 times. Fifty-two percent of all check-outs are children's materials.

Location: 301 W. Elm St., Salina Kansas 67401 Telephone 913-825-4624

Other Public Libraries nearby:
(Claflin) Claflin/Independent Township Library
(Junction City) Dorothy Bramlage Public Library
(Lincoln) Lincoln Carnegie Library
(Lyons) Lyons Public Library
(Lyons) Lyons Public Library
(Marion) Marion Public Library

02/03 Coming to The Salina area
Wild West Festival Hays City KS July3-6 A typical Kansas fair -- parade, big name music stars, games, demonstrations, competitions and shows, including fireworks.
Kansas State Fair Hutchinson KS September6-15 Each year, over 400,000 visitors flock to the Kansas State Fair to visit a wide array of exhibits, partake in fabulous Fair food, and see the amazing butter sculpture.