Texas County Library, serving an area of 23,000 residents, has a collection of 54,000 books and periodicals; in addition, there are 420 CDs, records, cassettes and other audio materials, as well as 2,400 video items, such as DVDs and VHS tapes. Internet terminals are available for use by the general public.
Staffing consists of 6 employees, including one fully accredited librarian, plus volunteers. The system comprises one central library and 3 branch libraries. Annual expenditures on the library collection total $22,000. Patrons make 210,000 visits annually, and check out materials 84,000 times. Thirty-two percent of all check-outs are children's materials.