Medina County District Library, serving an area of 120,000 residents, has a collection of 500,000 books and periodicals; in addition, there are 26,000 CDs, records, cassettes and other audio materials, as well as 50,000 video items, such as DVDs and VHS tapes. Internet terminals are available for use by the general public.
Staffing consists of 100 employees, of whom 17 are fully accredited librarians, plus volunteers. The system comprises one central library and 4 branch libraries, plus one bookmobile. Annual expenditures on the library collection total $1,200,000. Patrons make 880,000 visits annually, and check out materials 2,400,000 times. Forty-four percent of all check-outs are children's materials.