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Rufus Young King Library, serving an area of 5,200 residents, has a collection of 22,000 books and periodicals; in addition, there are 800 CDs, records, cassettes and other audio materials, as well as 230 video items, such as DVDs and VHS tapes. Internet terminals are available for use by the general public.

Staffing consists of 4 employees, including one fully accredited librarian, plus volunteers. Annual expenditures on the library collection total $12,000. Patrons make 27,000 visits annually, and check out materials 31,000 times. Sixty percent of all check-outs are children's materials.

Location: 177 S Madison St, Giddings Texas 78942 Telephone 979-542-2716

Other Public Libraries nearby:
(Lockhart) Dr. Eugene Clark Library
(La Grange) Fayette Public Library
(Flatonia) Flatonia Public Library
(Caldwell) Harrie P. Woodson Memorial Library
(Kyle) Kyle Community Library
(Leander) Leander Public Library

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