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James Prendergast Library Association, serving an area of 32,000 residents, has a collection of 220,000 books and periodicals; in addition, there are 5,600 CDs, records, cassettes and other audio materials, as well as 1,100 video items, such as DVDs and VHS tapes. Internet terminals are available for use by the general public.

Staffing consists of 30 employees, of whom 8 are fully accredited librarians, plus volunteers. Annual expenditures on the library collection total $176,000. Patrons make 260,000 visits annually, and check out materials 880,000 times. Thirteen percent of all check-outs are children's materials.

Location: 509 Cherry Street, Jamestown New York 14701 Telephone 716-484-7135

Other Public Libraries nearby:
(Silver Creek) Anderson-Lee Library
(Titusville) Benson Memorial Library
(Corry) Corry Public Library
(Ellicottville) Ellicottville Memorial Library
(Erie) Erie County Public Library
(Jamestown) Fluvanna Free Library

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