Annual Report

The Adams Free Library 2015 Annual Report

Library Collection:
                 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)


Library Use:
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

Miscellaneous:

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.