Eminence Public Library, serving an area of 560 residents, has a collection of 5,400 books and periodicals; in addition, there are 69 CDs, records, cassettes and other audio materials, as well as 198 video items, such as DVDs and VHS tapes. Internet terminals are available for use by the general public.
Staffing consists of one employee, plus volunteers. Annual expenditures on the library collection total $2,500. Patrons make 690 visits annually, and check out materials 1,470 times. Twenty-nine percent of all check-outs are children's materials.