Bloomsburg Public Library, serving an area of 18,900 residents, has a collection of 33,000 books and periodicals; in addition, there are 1,380 CDs, records, cassettes and other audio materials, as well as 1,000 video items, such as DVDs and VHS tapes. Internet terminals are available for use by the general public.
Staffing consists of 6 employees, including one fully accredited librarian, plus volunteers. Annual expenditures on the library collection total $39,000. Patrons make 100,000 visits annually, and check out materials 154,000 times. Forty-six percent of all check-outs are children's materials.