Copperas Cove Public Library, serving an area of 30,000 residents, has a collection of 50,000 books and periodicals; in addition, there are 1,320 CDs, records, cassettes and other audio materials, as well as 720 video items, such as DVDs and VHS tapes. Internet terminals are available for use by the general public.
Staffing consists of 10 employees, including one fully accredited librarian, plus volunteers. Annual expenditures on the library collection total $56,000. Patrons make 100,000 visits annually, and check out materials 160,000 times. Thirty-two percent of all check-outs are children's materials.