The Petal Library - Petal, Mississippi - Branch Library

Phone - 601-584-7610

Administrative Office Information

The Library Of Hattiesburg, Petal & Forrest C
Phone: 601-582-4461
Web Address:
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329 Hardy Street
Hattiesburg, MS 39401-3824

Mailing Address
329 Hardy Street
Hattiesburg, MS 39401-3824
library Collection
Print Materials: 132,327
Electronic Books: 0
Audio Materials: 3,533
Video Materials: 6,871
Print Subscriptions: 266
Library Services
Annual Service Hours for All Service Outlets: 5,668
Annual Library Visits: 253,240
Annual Reference Transactions: 35,256
Annual Circulation Transactions: 396,939
Annual Children's Material Circulation: 77,972
Internet Terminals Used by General Public: 33
Users of Electronic Resources Per Typical Week: 39,572
Service Outlets
Central Libraries: 1
Branch Libraries: 1
Bookmobiles: 0
Full Time Staff: 7
Librarians: 34
Other Staff: 1
Total Staff: 35
Funding/Operating Revenue
Local Government Revenue: $32,767
Mississippi Government Revenue: $181,096
Federal Government Revenue: $17,453
Total Income: $1,538,817
Salaries: $586,829
Total Staff Expenditure: $758,412
Interlibrary Relationship: Not a Member of a Federation or Cooperative
Legal Basis: City/County
Administrative Structure: Administrative Entity with Multiple Direct Service Outlets where Administrative Offices are Not Separate
Geographic Info: County/Parish (exactly)
Population of Legal Service Area: 73,465