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Yarra Libraries  Your Library          2010
Yarra Libraries Public Meetings 2010   "The public library is a profoundly important cultural, economic          and socia...
Yarra Libraries Strategic Plan 2008 – 2012                                               plan updateOur Mission -  To be a...
We achieve this by:• Providing current and accessible collections in relevant  formats, both print and electronic, and lan...
Yarra Libraries Public Meetings 2010
Yarra Libraries Strategic Plan 2008 – 2012                                                        plan updateYarra Librari...
Moon Lantern Activity  Home Library ServiReconciliation Event Fitzroy Library June2010
10/11 projects• Librarylink Victoria – introduced in January  2010,approx. 95 items per month  despatched• SWIFT Consortia...
Yarra Libraries Strategic Plan 2008 – 2012                                                           plan updateOur Action...
• Terms of Reference for Consultation• Strategic Plan Year Two report to Council  in September• WiFi Access – Blue socket ...
Richmond Library
Richmond Library•   Members – 14,576•   Visits – 131,470 in 2009/10•   Loans – 251,695 in 2009/10•   Reference queries – 1...
R             Richmond LibraryEvents/activities• Activities: 158 events;• 6,813 attended• Toddler Storytimes - 2,406• Pre-...
Richmond LibraryHouse Bound / Access•   Individual Clients – 776 deliveries•   9 Institutions•   Disability Forensic & Tre...
Vietnamese Book MonthClosing event
Libraries of the world: Library 10 Helsinki
DOK Library (Delft, Amsterdam)
Malmo City Library (Sweden)
Thank you for coming
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  1. 1. Yarra Libraries Your Library 2010
  2. 2. Yarra Libraries Public Meetings 2010 "The public library is a profoundly important cultural, economic and social institution. Libraries collect and disseminate information; they provide comfortable and convenient places for people to read and learn; their physical spaces form meeting places for community groups; being free and open for all they help to create a fairer society”Libraries Building Communities Study Feb 2005
  3. 3. Yarra Libraries Strategic Plan 2008 – 2012 plan updateOur Mission - To be a dynamic public library service which provides a welcoming, inclusive and stimulating environment where lifelong habits of learning, self-empowerment and self-expression are encouraged, a love of reading is nurtured, and where patrons can meet their educational, information and recreational needs.
  4. 4. We achieve this by:• Providing current and accessible collections in relevant formats, both print and electronic, and languages• Encouraging the love of reading, the joy of learning, and offering the assistance people need to find, evaluate, and use electronic and print information resources to enhance the individuals quality of life• Building on the strengths of our five libraries as distinct, welcoming and stimulating community spaces where people can connect locally• Ensuring we have friendly, professional and well-trained staff• Providing information services using the latest technologies• Tailoring resources, programs & services that support our community and their right to lifelong learning
  5. 5. Yarra Libraries Public Meetings 2010
  6. 6. Yarra Libraries Strategic Plan 2008 – 2012 plan updateYarra Libraries – a snapshot: -• Five branch libraries: Richmond/Collingwood/Fitzroy/North Fitzroy/Carlton• Our sixth branch - virtual library@ www.yarracity.vic.gov.au providing 24 hr access• We welcomed over 563,485 people to branches in 2009/10• 49,773 Yarra Libraries members• 1,180,581 loans 2009/10• Activities – 24,952 people attended 738 activities.• 26,230 new items added and 4,488 items in Community languages• 83,765 reference enquiries 2009/10• 72,515 Personal Computer bookings 2009/10
  7. 7. Moon Lantern Activity Home Library ServiReconciliation Event Fitzroy Library June2010
  8. 8. 10/11 projects• Librarylink Victoria – introduced in January 2010,approx. 95 items per month despatched• SWIFT Consortia upgraded and iphone apps now available• Opening hours review
  9. 9. Yarra Libraries Strategic Plan 2008 – 2012 plan updateOur Action Plan: - • North Fitzroy Community Hub : major priority for the next three years • Library resources tender process: work with Procurement Australia to identify panel of suppliers, ensure Collection Development outcomes, development of Local History Plan • Web page interactivity: capacity including blogging and resource reviews • Progressive alignment of staffing and services, open hours review recommendations • Radio Frequency IDentification: RFID investigation • Development of Branch Plans: operations, capital - for future strategic and capital planning • Youth Worker at Fitzroy Library – introduce positive engagement and initiatives with neighbourhood
  10. 10. • Terms of Reference for Consultation• Strategic Plan Year Two report to Council in September• WiFi Access – Blue socket network implementation
  11. 11. Richmond Library
  12. 12. Richmond Library• Members – 14,576• Visits – 131,470 in 2009/10• Loans – 251,695 in 2009/10• Reference queries – 18,054 in 2009/10• Activities: 158 events; 6,813 attended
  13. 13. R Richmond LibraryEvents/activities• Activities: 158 events;• 6,813 attended• Toddler Storytimes - 2,406• Pre-school Storytimes - 1,973• Vietnamese Reading Month–50• Book Group – 69 attendees• Local History Talks – 2 events
  14. 14. Richmond LibraryHouse Bound / Access• Individual Clients – 776 deliveries• 9 Institutions• Disability Forensic & Treatment Service• Thomas Embling Hospital• Willowview Day Care CentreVirtual Library• Over 5,000 searches on online resources• Ancestry.com – 600 searches in last quarter• Intrepica – access 10,000 interactive literacy activities• Road to IELTS – 20 users simultaneously
  15. 15. Vietnamese Book MonthClosing event
  16. 16. Libraries of the world: Library 10 Helsinki
  17. 17. DOK Library (Delft, Amsterdam)
  18. 18. Malmo City Library (Sweden)
  19. 19. Thank you for coming

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