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  • Free Movie Rentals at the Library

    Movie rentals have been ubiquitous for quite some time now. From online streaming to mail-in services to those automated boxes you see at grocery stores and strip malls, you can’t go anywhere without having the opportunity to rent movies for just a few dollars compared to paying full price to own a DVD or Blu-Ray …

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  • Genealogy Research at the Library

    Using The Public Library To Research Family History And Genealogy Genealogy and researching family history are quickly becoming one of the most popular hobbies in the United States. With information at our fingertips, researching family names, and plotting the geographic timelines or locations of the various branches of family trees has never been more convenient. …

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  • Check Out Kindle Books at the Library

    See How Easily You Can Check Out a Kindle Book From Your Local Library   If you’ve been paying attention to the U.S. news media you may have noticed that it’s now possible to check out Amazon Kindle books from your local public library. That’s right; as long as you have a valid library card …

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    Colfax Libraries Whitman County Libraries Washington Libraries

    Whitman County

         

     
    Location Address: Mailing Address:
    102 S. Main Street 102 S. Main
    Colfax, WA 99111 Colfax, WA 99111
    Phone Number: 5093974366  
    Website: http://www.whitco.lib.wa.us  
    Basic Library Information      
    Interlibrary Relationship: Not a member of a library system.
    Operated by: Special Library District
    Geographic Area: County
    Service Area Population: 15370
    Annual Visits: 84,378
    Annual Hours Open (All branches): 8,414
    Number of central libraries:
    1
    Number of branch libraries: 12
    Number of bookmobiles: 0
    Media Information      
    Number of books and serial volumes: 66,177
    Number of audio materials: 3,479
    Number of video materials: 4,092
    Number of current serial subscriptions: 102
    Total annual circulation: 135,821
    Total annual loans provided to other libraries: 55
    Total annual loans received from other libraries: 814
    Staff Information      
    Number of ALA-MLS Librarians: 0
    Total Number of Full Time Librarians: 1
    Other Paid Full Time Employees: 11.87
    Total Paid Full Time Employees: 12.87
    Children's Library Services      
    Total annual circulation (including renewals) of all
    children's materials in all formats to all users.
    29,688
    Total annual attendance at all programs intended
    primarily for children. Includes adults who attend.
    12,518
    Financial Information      
    Operating Income
    Operating income from local government $537,162.00
    Operating income from state government
    Operating income from federal government $24,275.00
    Other operating income $104,533.00
    Total income $665,970.00
    Expenses
    Salaries and wages for all library staff $288,959.00
    Employee benefits for all library staff $57,278.00
    Total staff expenditures $346,237.00
    Total expenditures on library collection $47,510.00
    Other operating expenditures $232,055.00
    Total operating expenditures $625,802.00
    Expenditures for capital outlay $18,398.00
    Library Technology Information      
    Operating expenditures for library materials in electronic format 1,617
    Operating expenditures for electronic access 145,833
    Number of library materials in electronic format 1
    Library access to electronic services Yes
    Library access to the Internet Yes
    Internet terminals used by staff only 24
    Internet terminals used by general public 32
    Users of electronic resources per typical week 1098
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