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Pigeon district library slideshow updated 3-5-2013

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  • 1. Pigeon District Library 7236 Nitz St., Pigeon (989) 453-2341 www.pigeondistrictlibrary.com HOURSMonday 9-5Tuesday 9-7Wednesday - ClosedThursday 9-7Friday 9-5Saturday 9-2Sunday - Closed
  • 2. Welcome to the Pigeon District Librarywhere our patrons are our first priority!
  • 3. Statisticso Patron Visits - 46,505 in 2012o Number of Materials – 41,047 o Audio Books/Books on CD – 827 o CDs/CD-ROM – 662 o Books – 31,872 o Magazines/Newspapers – 86 subscriptions o Videos – 2,293 o DVDs – 1,239
  • 4. Circulation Desk Trained, courteous staffMembers are here to assist you.Staff answers more than 2,000 reference questions yearly.
  • 5. Children’s Room Fiction Books Non-fiction Books Non-fiction Videos
  • 6. Children’s Room Toys & Games Theme Backpacks
  • 7. On-Line Card Catalog Search our Collections Search VLC (Valley Library Consortium) Search MeLCat – State Catalog
  • 8. Materials from other libraries can be requestedthrough Interlibrary Loan free of charge.
  • 9. Older Children/Junior Adult/Young Adult
  • 10. Older Children/Junior Adult/Young Adult  Hard Cover Fiction  Hard Cover Non-fiction  Paperback Books  Educational Games  Theme Backpacks  Puzzles  Junior Reference  New Materials Display
  • 11. Fiction
  • 12. Fiction Hard Cover Paperbacks Large Print Mystery Science Fiction Western Audio Books Books on CD New Materials Display
  • 13. Non-Fiction
  • 14. Non-Fiction Books Large Print Videos Audio Books Books on CD CD-ROM New Materials Display
  • 15. Videos and DVDs
  • 16. General Reference
  • 17. General Reference• Atlases• Chilton Auto Repair Manuals• Contemporary Authors• Encyclopedias• Newspapers on Microfilm• Telephone Books• Thomas Register• Vertical File
  • 18. Michigan Reference
  • 19. Michigan Reference Joann Haist Collection Local Church Histories Local Town Histories Plat Books School Annuals Other Local Historical Publications
  • 20. Joann Haist Collection 48 Notebooks 1 Births  9 Marriages  22 Obituaries  13 Pigeon Businesses  1 1978 Diamond Jubilee  2 Pigeon HS Class of 1949
  • 21. Magazines and Newspapers
  • 22. Magazines and Newspapers o Magazines o 79 Subscriptions o Current issue on shelf o Back issues can be checked out o Newspapers o 7 Subscriptions o Bay City Times o Detroit Free Press o Huron Daily Tribune o Huron County View o Tuscola Advertiser o USA Today
  • 23. Puzzles One month loan period Collection changes regularly Table with puzzle – patrons can add pieces if they wish
  • 24. Computer Lab
  • 25. Computer Lab Internet Access - Free 11 Computers for Adults 2 Laptop Connections Document Scanner Color or black and white copies (per page fee applies) Variety of Programs including  Microsoft Office  Word Perfect Wireless Internet Access Available in Computer Lab, Reference Room, and Community Room.
  • 26. Computers for Patrons with Children
  • 27. Computers for Minors 3 Computers with Filtered Internet Access One is in the Children’s Room so parents can access the internet while supervising their child who can look at books and play with toys.
  • 28. Preschool Story Hour695 attended weekly sessions last year
  • 29. School Classes Visit Throughout the school year classes visited every 3 weeks.
  • 30.  Total class visits – 10 Total number of students served- 238
  • 31. Library Lending Program
  • 32. Library Lending Program Volunteers deliver library materials to three, senior residential facilities in the area every 2 weeks.  Country Bay  Country Gardens  Rose Garden  Scheurer Hospital Long Term Care
  • 33. Summer Reading Program 2012  131 Registered  76 Met their reading goal  2,644 – Total number of books read  12 Classes and activities held
  • 34. Summer Reading Program
  • 35. Summer Reading Program Party
  • 36. Other Library Activities Book Club – Meets Monthly Friends of the Pigeon District Library – Meets Quarterly Entry in Children’s Parade Annual Quilt Show Monthly Book Sale Annual Book Sale – organized by Friends of the Library Farmer’s Festival Movie for Children Annual Musical Jamboree Annual Children’s Book Week Activities National Library Week Activities Computer Workshops led by library staff or volunteers Passport Fair Michigan Reads! Event The Giving Tree – Collect books for Pigeon Food Pantry