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Information About Brevard County Libraries

Mission Statement

Brevard County Libraries enables people of all ages to improve their quality of life by providing information and enrichment through traditional resources and new technology.

Vision Statement

We will be recognized as a Library System that excels in providing efficient, modern, accessible and customer oriented services.

System Description

Brevard County Libraries currently has over 1.2 million volumes in the collection. The libraries also own over 112,000 video recordings and more than 61,900 sound recordings.  Your library card is valid at all locations, and materials are loaned between locations through a daily courier service.

Special genealogy collections are located at the Central, Melbourne and North Brevard libraries. Each library maintains special collections for the physically and visually handicapped. These include a circulating collection of large print books and handheld assistant devices such as magnifiers. Large print terminals with special magnification and reading software are also available.

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Community Description

Located on Florida's Space Coast, Brevard County is geographically unique at 72 miles long and 25 miles wide at the broadest point. The Brevard County Libraries is made up of seventeen public libraries, plus a pickup/drop off only location at Rockledge City Hall.

Brevard is home to the Kennedy Space Center and major space-related industries and employs a highly technical labor force. Brevard County exceeds Florida's averages in the percent of residents with both high school and college educations for adults over 25 years. Brevard County is also home to the Florida Solar Energy Center .

Brevard is home to a number of public and private colleges and universities, including Brevard Community College, and the Florida Institute of Technology.

In addition to our public Libraries, Brevard is also home to several academic and special libraries. Many offer additional resources to the Brevard community.

Brevard County Libraries is part of NEFLIN, the Northeast Florida Library Information Network.

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