Edna Ralston Public Library, serving an area of 1,400 residents, has a collection of 7,200 books and periodicals; in addition, there are 72 CDs, records, cassettes and other audio materials, as well as 37 video items, such as DVDs and VHS tapes.
Staffing consists of one employee, plus volunteers. Annual expenditures on the library collection total $1,760. Patrons make 840 visits annually, and check out materials 3,700 times. Twenty-four percent of all check-outs are children's materials.