The Whitby Public Library serves the town of Whitby, Ontario, Canada (pop. 111000), with three branches. The library is governed through a ten-person Library Board appointed by the town, and operated by a staff of over 80 full and part-time employees. The current CEO is Ian Ross. In 2008, there were over 1.18 million total items circulated and the system had a budget of over $4.2 million.