Granville County Library System, serving an area of 48,000 residents, has a collection of 63,000 books and periodicals; in addition, there are 1,260 CDs, records, cassettes and other audio materials, as well as 3,800 video items, such as DVDs and VHS tapes. Internet terminals are available for use by the general public.
Staffing consists of 13 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 $110,000. Patrons make 132,000 visits annually, and check out materials 126,000 times. Thirty-seven percent of all check-outs are children's materials.