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Beaumont Public Library System, serving an area of 126,000 residents, has a collection of 320,000 books and periodicals; in addition, there are 6,600 CDs, records, cassettes and other audio materials, as well as 6,300 video items, such as DVDs and VHS tapes. Internet terminals are available for use by the general public.

Staffing consists of 42 employees, of whom 11 are fully accredited librarians, plus volunteers. The system comprises one central library and 5 branch libraries. Annual expenditures on the library collection total $240,000. Patrons make 110,000 visits annually, and check out materials 340,000 times. Thirty-one percent of all check-outs are children's materials.

Location: 801 Pearl St, Beaumont Texas 77701 Telephone 409.833.2759

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