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2017 Annual Report

2017 Summer Reading Program Kickoff

"A library is a focal point, a sacred place to a community; and it's sacredness is its accessibility, its publicness.

It's everybody's place." -- Ursula K. Le Guin

Programming

  • 29,052 program attendance at 303 programs (19,198 kids, 7020 teens, 2834 adults)
  • 476 people given tours, 1216 fair attendees, 560 summer reading kickoff, 400 eclipse viewers
  • AARP tax help – 362 individuals

Library Traffic


Visitor Highlights

  • We were open 5318 hours
    • 3172 hours at the main library
    • 1118 hours in the bookmobile – 492 stops
    • 1028 hours in Medora
  • We had 11,642 registered borrowers
  • 88,039 yearly visits
  • 105,292 total circulation (50,167 adult materials & 55,125 children’s materials)
  • 18,212 electronic materials loaned (9,866 eBooks, 8,192 eAudio, 154 streaming video)
  • 18,793 uses of database content
  • 2176 items loaned to other libraries
  • 391 items borrowed from other libraries
  • AWE Early Literacy Station – 1798 sessions averaging 28 mins.

Summer Reading Program

  • Build a Better World - Early Literacy Program (Ages 0-4)
    • 143 kids turned in Activity Logs
    • 9,660 activities completed (67.55 per child average)
    • Build a Better World -   Children’s Program (Ages 5-10)
  • 326 kids turned in reading logs
  • All total they read 292,700 minutes!  (Averaged 897.85 minutes per child)
  • Up from 646.20 minutes per child in 2016
  • Build a Better World -   Teen program (Ages 11-17)
  • 104 turned in coupons
  • Read a total of 3,638 hours(averaged 17 hours read per teen) *
  • Build a Better World - Adult Program
  • 129 turned in book coupons
  • Read a total of 284,700 pages(Average of 2,206 pages per adult)*

Collections and Materials

  • All collections totaled: 148,203
    • Print Materials: 95,487
    • Print Serial Subscriptions:   70
    • Electronic Books: 26,147
    • Electronic Serial Subscriptions:  129  
    • Audio/CD: 17,116 (2,589 physical audio materials + 14,527 downloadable audio materials)
    • Video/DVD: 8,777 (7,738 physical video materials + 1,039 downloadable video materials)
    • Other items 117




Most popular items:


The original DVD of the series Paw Patrol circulated a whopping 31 times.
The most popular books with 18 circulations each were:
        Little Dinos Don’t Hit  by Michael Dahl
        Barbie in the Pink Shoes : Ballet Dreams by Kristen Depken
        Blame it on the Rain : Doc McStuffins by Jennifer Liberts
Most Popular adult collection materials included the DVD Logan with 28 circulations and The Mistress : a novel by Danielle Steele which went out 16 times.

2017 Budget and Staff

REVENUE:  $1,094,767

  • Local  $ 929,061
  • State: $ 113,082
  • Other:   $ 56,624

EXPENDITURES: $1,038,299

  • Total Staff: $ 650,599
  • Collection   $ 139,771
  • Printed Materials $ 87,254
  • Electronic Resources $ 12,136
  • Audio, Visual, DVD $ 40,381
  • Other Operating $ 247,929

STAFF

  • 7.5 FTE librarians
  • 10  Part Time Library Aides (3.42 FTE)
  • 1 Custodian

Mission Statement

Enriching our community, Igniting curiosity, and Nourishing minds

 

Core Values

We welcome everyone.

We are knowledgeable, creative, and committed to excellence.

We believe in literary freedom and diversity.

We respect each other and all of our guests.

About Us


Dickinson Area Public Library        

139 3rd St. West
Dickinson, ND  588601
Telephone: 701-456-7703
Facebook https://www.facebook.com/dickinsonlibrary/
Website:  http://www.dickinsonlibrary.org/