Heritage Public Library, serving an area of 20,000 residents, has a collection of 60,000 books and periodicals; in addition, there are 750 CDs, records, cassettes and other audio materials, as well as 1,100 video items, such as DVDs and VHS tapes. Internet terminals are available for use by the general public.
Staffing consists of 3 employees, including one fully accredited librarian, plus volunteers. Annual expenditures on the library collection total $42,000. Patrons make 18,900 visits annually, and check out materials 38,000 times. Thirty-one percent of all check-outs are children's materials.