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Blackwater Regional Library, serving an area of 75,000 residents, has a collection of 200,000 books and periodicals; in addition, there are 2,600 CDs, records, cassettes and other audio materials, as well as 5,200 video items, such as DVDs and VHS tapes. Internet terminals are available for use by the general public.

Staffing consists of 34 employees, of whom 2 are fully accredited librarians, plus volunteers. The system comprises one central library and 8 branch libraries, plus one bookmobile. Annual expenditures on the library collection total $240,000. Patrons make 168,000 visits annually, and check out materials 350,000 times. Forty-two percent of all check-outs are children's materials.

Location: 22511 Main Street, Courtland Virginia 23837 Telephone 757-653-2821

Other Public Libraries nearby:
(Courtland) Blackwater Regional Library
(Chesapeake) Chesapeake Public Library
(Newport News) Newport News Public Library System
(Norfolk) Norfolk Public Library
(Poquoson) Poquoson Public Library
(Roanoke Rapids) Roanoke Rapids Public Library

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