Brooks Memorial Library, serving an area of 12,000 residents, has a collection of 72,000 books and periodicals; in addition, there are 1,540 CDs, records, cassettes and other audio materials, as well as 3,600 video items, such as DVDs and VHS tapes. Internet terminals are available for use by the general public.
Staffing consists of 10 employees, of whom 4 are fully accredited librarians, plus volunteers. Annual expenditures on the library collection total $75,000. Patrons make 126,000 visits annually, and check out materials 160,000 times. Thirty-eight percent of all check-outs are children's materials.