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A quick look at the DCPL's stats for FY 2009/2010 …

A quick look at the DCPL's stats for FY 2009/2010

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  • 1. BIG NUMBERS
    Black is blackA
    DAVIESS COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY
  • 2. Libraries will get you through times of no money better than money will get you through times of no libraries.
    - Anne Herbert, The Next Whole Earth Catalog.
  • 3. A Snapshot of FY 2009/2010
    DAVIESS COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY l OWENSBORO KY
    BIG NUMBERS
  • 4. }
    {
    JULY 2009 -
    In Fiscal Year
    2009/2010…
    JUNE
    2010
  • 5. BIG NUMBERS
    73,700
    Daviess County residents had library cards
  • 6. BIG NUMBERS
    3,705
    Daviess County residents became new
    library card holders
  • 7. BIG NUMBERS
    203
    people attended
    FREE computer classes
    from May – September 2010
    The DCPL began offering basic computer classes in May 2010
  • 8. BIG NUMBERS
    74,511
    people used library public access computers
  • 9. BIG NUMBERS
    25,810
    children participated in library programs
  • 10. BIG NUMBERS
    13,037
    children received library outreach services
  • 11. BIG NUMBERS
    1,570
    children were in the 2010
    Summer Reading Program
  • 12. BIG NUMBERS
    18,521
    books were read by
    children during the 2010
    Summer Reading Program
  • 13. BIG NUMBERS
    206,000
    books were in the
    DCLP collection
  • 14. BIG NUMBERS
    $28,665
    was received from grants
    and corporate donations
  • 15. BIG NUMBERS
    83,288
    genealogy database searches were made by
    library customers
    ALA Graphics
  • 16. BIG NUMBERS
    32,696
    holds were placed by
    library customers
  • 17. BIG NUMBERS
    10,164
    magazines were checked out
    209
    magazine titles are
    available for checkout
  • 18. BIG NUMBERS
    29,696
    music CDs were checked out
    151,642
    films on DVD/VHS were checked out
  • 19. BIG NUMBERS
    712,624
    items were checked out
  • 20. BIG NUMBERS
    366,504
    people visited
    the library
  • 21. JUST KEEP GROWING!
    OUR BIG NUMBERS
  • 22. Cutting Libraries in a Recession is like Cutting
    Hospitals in a Plague.
    – Heidi Goldstein

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