2009 Annual Report


Libraries are more important than ever.

                         April 26, 2010
                    ...
Libraries are much more than books.
Library resources and programs are
                       more popular than ever.

• 65,000 people checked out over 50,000...
Libraries play a vital role in the
                education of children.
Toddler Time, Reading Buddies and Summer Reading...
Libraries promote cultural
                      enrichment and lifelong learning.
Let’s make a Mural!                    ...
The library is the only place providing free,
       equal and comprehensive access to
            information and resourc...
The Internet complements libraries
     and cannot replace them.



                             Computers
               ...
Libraries provide a tangible
                               return on investment.
                                     Wha...
Libraries are the heart of the
   community they serve.


                Marching in the Memorial Day
                par...
2009 Highlights


                 Signing a lease agreement with the
                 school and…




…reconfiguring
 the...
2009 Highlights


Receiving a grant to
provide service to the
autistic community




                                  and...
2009 Highlights


Purchasing a defibrillator for the library and
providing CPR training for all staff members.
2009 Highlights


  According to the Library Journal Index of Public Library
  Service, Cranbury Public Library placed in ...
2009 Highlights

Doug Baldwin taking third place in the NJ State
Library video contest "Solving Life's Problem's“.
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2009 annual report

  1. 1. 2009 Annual Report Libraries are more important than ever. April 26, 2010 Marilynn Mullen, Director
  2. 2. Libraries are much more than books.
  3. 3. Library resources and programs are more popular than ever. • 65,000 people checked out over 50,000 items. 217 people created their own • 6,600 questions were answered. sundaes as part of • 5,000 people attended our 263 programs. Be Creative @ your library.
  4. 4. Libraries play a vital role in the education of children. Toddler Time, Reading Buddies and Summer Reading programs.
  5. 5. Libraries promote cultural enrichment and lifelong learning. Let’s make a Mural! Cranbury Jazz Flower design workshop with Kathy Burke.
  6. 6. The library is the only place providing free, equal and comprehensive access to information and resources. VITA volunteer, Tom Ward giving free assistance with tax preparation. Students studying in the library after school.
  7. 7. The Internet complements libraries and cannot replace them. Computers in use. Black History Discussion Outreach Librarian Jan Murphy
  8. 8. Libraries provide a tangible return on investment. What $175 gets you at the bookstore. When you could be checking out all this at the library each week!
  9. 9. Libraries are the heart of the community they serve. Marching in the Memorial Day parade and Cranbury Day corn.
  10. 10. 2009 Highlights Signing a lease agreement with the school and… …reconfiguring the library.
  11. 11. 2009 Highlights Receiving a grant to provide service to the autistic community and sponsoring several programs for autistic adults.
  12. 12. 2009 Highlights Purchasing a defibrillator for the library and providing CPR training for all staff members.
  13. 13. 2009 Highlights According to the Library Journal Index of Public Library Service, Cranbury Public Library placed in the top 5% of American Libraries in our expenditure category. Program Public Internet Expenditure Category Circulation Visits Attendance Computer Use $400K- $999K Per Capita Per Capita Per Capita Per Capita Cranbury Public Library 11.0 19.1 0.95 6.5 Average Values 9.1 6.8 0.45 1.4
  14. 14. 2009 Highlights Doug Baldwin taking third place in the NJ State Library video contest "Solving Life's Problem's“.
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