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Jefferson County Library, serving an area of 120,000 residents, has a collection of 154,000 books and periodicals; in addition, there are 7,200 CDs, records, cassettes and other audio materials, as well as 5,800 video items, such as DVDs and VHS tapes. Internet terminals are available for use by the general public.

Staffing consists of 50 employees, of whom 6 are fully accredited librarians, plus volunteers. The system comprises3 branch libraries. Annual expenditures on the library collection total $270,000. Patrons make 480,000 visits annually, and check out materials 600,000 times. Fifty-two percent of all check-outs are children's materials.

This facility houses administative offices. Branch libraries are listed below.

Location: 3021 High Ridge Blvd., High Ridge Missouri 63049 Telephone 636-677-8689

Other Public Libraries nearby:
(Cahokia) Cahokia Public Library
(Ellis Grove) Central Public Library
(Collinsville) Collinsville Memorial Public Library
(East St. Louis) East St. Louis Public Library
(Edwardsville) Edwardsville Public Library
(Festus) Festus Public Library

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