Wishek School & Public Library, serving an area of 1,100 residents, has a collection of 21,000 books and periodicals; in addition, there are 3 CDs, records, cassettes and other audio materials115 video items, such as DVDs and VHS tapes. Internet terminals are available for use by the general public.
Staffing consists of one employee, plus volunteers. Annual expenditures on the library collection total $2,500. Patrons make 23,000 visits annually, and check out materials 8,000 times. Sixty percent of all check-outs are children's materials.