Miles City Public Library, serving an area of 11,500 residents, has a collection of 50,000 books and periodicals; in addition, there are 100 CDs, records, cassettes and other audio materials, as well as 1,470 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. Annual expenditures on the library collection total $17,600. Patrons make 13,200 visits annually, and check out materials 58,000 times. Thirty-four percent of all check-outs are children's materials.