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Oregon County Library District, serving an area of 10,500 residents, has a collection of 46,000 books and periodicals; in addition, there are 198 CDs, records, cassettes and other audio materials, as well as 1,000 video items, such as DVDs and VHS tapes. Internet terminals are available for use by the general public.

Staffing consists of 4 employees, including one fully accredited librarian, plus volunteers. The system comprises5 branch libraries. Annual expenditures on the library collection total $18,000. Patrons make 42,000 visits annually, and check out materials 92,000 times. Seventeen percent of all check-outs are children's materials.

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

Location: P.O. Box 158, Alton Missouri 65606 Telephone 417-778-6414

Other Public Libraries nearby:
(Mountain Home) Baxter County Library
(Van Buren) Carter County Library
(Eminence) Eminence Public Library
(Alton) Oregon County Library District
(West Plains) West Plains Public Library
(Willow Springs) Willow Springs Public Library

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