Heart Of America Library, serving an area of 2,900 residents, has a collection of 25,000 books and periodicals; in addition, there are 1,890 CDs, records, cassettes and other audio materials, as well as 330 video items, such as DVDs and VHS tapes. Internet terminals are available for use by the general public.
Staffing consists of 3 employees, including one fully accredited librarian, plus volunteers. Annual expenditures on the library collection total $17,600. Patrons make 23,000 visits annually, and check out materials 42,000 times. Forty-four percent of all check-outs are children's materials.