Village Library Of Cooperstown, serving an area of 2,000 residents, has a collection of 19,800 books and periodicals; in addition, there are 1,540 CDs, records, cassettes and other audio materials, as well as 260 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 $12,000. Patrons make 11,000 visits annually, and check out materials 30,000 times. Thirty-four percent of all check-outs are children's materials.