SNAPSHOT DAY
A day in the life of
central Alberta’s
public libraries
32 libraries located in the Parkland
region took a snapshot of library use.
This is what they discovered…
people visit a public
library
Where is the children’s
section?
When does the
after school math
help start?
people explore their interests
in library programs
What programs does
the library offer
children?
What is a maker space?
people explore their interests
in library programs
How do I download
ebooks? How do I read
them on my tablet?
How do I acc...
people connect to information
at their public library
Can you help me
connect to an
internet meeting?
Can I scan to
email?
people ask for help finding
information
Can you show me how
to get onto Freading on
my KOBO?
Can you help me find a
simple...
items circulate
Can you help me find large print
books for my elderly mother?
Are there more books by
Alice Munro and Jose...
Albertans describe their libraries…
Ready to show your library
love?
Tell us how a library has helped you or
transformed your life. Share your story in
writin...
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A Day in the Life of Libraries in Central Alberta

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Snapshot Day was created to show community members a glimpse of day at their local library and library use across the region.

It's clear that our libraries are well used and loved in each community.

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A Day in the Life of Libraries in Central Alberta

  1. 1. SNAPSHOT DAY A day in the life of central Alberta’s public libraries
  2. 2. 32 libraries located in the Parkland region took a snapshot of library use. This is what they discovered…
  3. 3. people visit a public library Where is the children’s section? When does the after school math help start?
  4. 4. people explore their interests in library programs What programs does the library offer children? What is a maker space?
  5. 5. people explore their interests in library programs How do I download ebooks? How do I read them on my tablet? How do I access the library for holding a workshop?
  6. 6. people connect to information at their public library Can you help me connect to an internet meeting? Can I scan to email?
  7. 7. people ask for help finding information Can you show me how to get onto Freading on my KOBO? Can you help me find a simple book about money for young children?
  8. 8. items circulate Can you help me find large print books for my elderly mother? Are there more books by Alice Munro and Joseph Boyden? I heard they received awards recently.
  9. 9. Albertans describe their libraries…
  10. 10. Ready to show your library love? Tell us how a library has helped you or transformed your life. Share your story in writing or as a video online at: http://www.prl.ab.ca/story-submission

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