Abington Township Public Library, serving an area of 58,000 residents, has a collection of 140,000 books and periodicals; in addition, there are 3,900 CDs, records, cassettes and other audio materials, as well as 2,500 video items, such as DVDs and VHS tapes. Internet terminals are available for use by the general public.
Staffing consists of 37 employees, of whom 10 are fully accredited librarians, plus volunteers. The system comprises one central library and one branch library. Annual expenditures on the library collection total $220,000. Patrons make 360,000 visits annually, and check out materials 420,000 times. Thirty-seven percent of all check-outs are children's materials.