There are presently over 1.2 million volumes total in the Brevard County Libraries. One library card is valid at all locations, and materials are loaned between locations through a daily courier service and outside our libraries via Inter-Library Loan. Periodical subscriptions stand at about 2,250. The libraries own over 112,000 videos and 61,900 sound recordings.
The Central Brevard Library and Reference Center is a State and Federal Documents Depository. Located at the Central, Melbourne and North Brevard libraries are fairly extensive collections of genealogical materials. An Audio-Visual Library of 16mm films and videos which can be reserved and scheduled in advance (all with public performance rights) is located at the Central Brevard Library and Reference Center.
Located in each library are special collections for the physically and visually handicapped residents in our County. These include a circulating collection of Assistive Reading devices, a collection of adult reads (low reading level materials) to assist new readers, and TDD’s. Assistive listening devices and large print terminals are also available.