Daniel Boone Regional Library, serving an area of 176,000 residents, has a collection of 360,000 books and periodicals; in addition, there are 31,000 CDs, records, cassettes and other audio materials, as well as 7,500 video items, such as DVDs and VHS tapes. Internet terminals are available for use by the general public.
Staffing consists of 100 employees, of whom 19 are fully accredited librarians, plus volunteers. The system comprises one central library and one branch library, plus one bookmobile. Annual expenditures on the library collection total $480,000. Patrons make 540,000 visits annually, and check out materials 1,470,000 times. Thirty-five percent of all check-outs are children's materials.
This facility houses administative offices. Branch libraries are listed below.