Kitchigami Regional Library, serving an area of 138,000 residents, has a collection of 300,000 books and periodicals; in addition, there are 11,500 CDs, records, cassettes and other audio materials, as well as 10,500 video items, such as DVDs and VHS tapes. Internet terminals are available for use by the general public.
Staffing consists of 36 employees, of whom 4 are fully accredited librarians, plus volunteers. The system comprises9 branch libraries, plus one bookmobile. Annual expenditures on the library collection total $160,000. Patrons make 660,000 visits annually, and check out materials 1,000,000 times. Thirty-three percent of all check-outs are children's materials.
This facility houses administative offices. Branch libraries are listed below.