The Adams Free Library 2015 Annual Report
Print Materials (books) - 10,034
Electronic Materials - Databases (NNYLN & NCLS) - 3553
Audio & Visual Recordings - 886
Library Transactions: (items checked out)
Adult Fiction - 4,554
Adult Non-Fiction - 738
Children’s Fiction - 1,854
Children’s Non-Fiction - 265
Other materials - 1049
Electronic materials - 338
Total Circulation - 8,798
Reference Transactions (assist patrons with reference questions) - 279
Materials Received (items our library borrowed from other libraries ) - 1126
Materials Provided (our items loaned to other libraries) - 1335
Library Programs & Attendance:
Pre-School Story Hour - 13weeks/239 children attending
Summer Reading Program - 93 children attending 4 programs
Adult programs - 12 (knitting, Christmas ornaments, book club)
Registered resident borrowers (in chartered area) - 1277
Registered non-resident borrowers - 107
Computer Use – 4,496
Tutor Use – not recorded
Visits to the library’s website -13,742
We are fully automated giving us access to 65 libraries.
We deliver and pick up library items to Country View on a regular basis.
The library is open for a total of 33 hours plus a Saturday morning hour for story time.
Our Library Board has a new treasurer, a new Trustee, and consists of 9 members.
Our Library Director left her position to become a full-time grandmother/sitter and we hired a new director in September.