Carnegie Public Library, serving an area of 7,200 residents, has a collection of 30,000 books and periodicals; in addition, there are 1,050 CDs, records, cassettes and other audio materials, as well as 370 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. Annual expenditures on the library collection total $11,500. Patrons make 21,000 visits annually, and check out materials 28,000 times. Forty-six percent of all check-outs are children's materials.