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Library reopening update for Hood River County Library District


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This presentation gives some basic information on the reopening of Hood River County's public libraries in Oregon.

This presentation was last given to the Hood River County Commissioners on October 17, 2011.

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Library reopening update for Hood River County Library District

  1. 1. Library update Or, how are things after reopening? Presented by: Buzzy Nielsen Library Director This presentation is licensed under a Creative Commons 3.0 AttributionOctober 17, 2011 United States license.
  2. 2. Open once more Parkdale Current: 14 hours/week Post-tax: 20 hours/week Hood RiverCurrent: 25 hours/weekPost-tax: 42 hours/weekWhen hours are expanded,Cascade Locks and Parkdale will have more hours than Cascade Locks theyve ever had before. Current: 14 hours/week Post-tax: 20 hours/week Photo credits (L to R): Hood River County Library District, Seth Gaines on Flickr, Amanda Goeke
  3. 3. By the numbers Technology Computer sessions 2,676 Circulation Media downloaded 388 Audios 1,354 Electronic resources 42 Videos 3,410 Website visits 7,988 Adult books 6,069 Wireless access points 6 Childrens books 8,721 Young adult materials 739 Spanish materials 333 People Magazines 340 New patrons 615 TOTAL 20,966 Patrons using cards since July 2,266 Program attendance 668 Funds raised Over $215,000 for early opening! Statistics measured from July through September, 2011
  4. 4. Staffing Post-tax positions● Adult Services Librarian● Cataloging Specialist Staffing levels● Childrens Services Librarian Number (now) 9● Collection Development Specialist FTE (now) 4.5● Operations Assistant Number (post-tax) 12● Outreach Assistant FTE (post-tax) 8.5● Public Service Clerks
  5. 5. New services
  6. 6. Whats in store? Odell branch Technology (open source) Marketing/outreach
  7. 7. Thank you for your support Staff assistance Building insurance Maintenance staff Courier vehicle Park maintenance
  8. 8. Questions?This presentation was made using open source software:Fedora Linux LibreOffice Chromium GIMP Operating system Impress Web browser Image editor Presentation program