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North fitzroy library 2011 final

  1. 1. welcome to Yarra Libraries Information + Inspiration November 2011
  2. 2. “no other agency in society has the multiplicity of roles, or user range and diversity, or potential to influence so many lives.”Anne-Marie SchwirtlichDirector, National Library of Australia
  3. 3. Today’s meeting:Branch library reporting and discussion - Jenny Ruffy and Jill Allan
  4. 4. information
  5. 5. inspiration
  6. 6. Yarra Libraries – a snapshot:• We welcome over 1400 people to branches each day• Five Branch Libraries: Richmond, Collingwood , Fitzroy, North Fitzroy and Carlton• Our sixth branch - virtual library @ www.yarracity.vic.gov.au/library providing 24 hour accessIn 2010/11, Yarra Libraries:• Welcomed over 558,597 people to branches• Had 48,731 members• Loaned 930,223items• Answered 69,897reference enquiries• Had 65,328 PC bookings
  7. 7. We achieve this by:Providing collections in many formats, increasingly both printand electronic, in many languagesOffering the advice and support that people need to accessinformation using electronic and print resourcesInspiring a love of reading and learning, andMaking our five libraries welcoming and stimulatingneighbourhood spaces where people can connect locally andglobally
  8. 8. Yarra Libraries Public Meetings 2009Achievements over the past 12 months – across Yarra Libraries• North Fitzroy Community Hub development• Yarra Libraries Library Policy• Opening Hours Review• Introduction of Twitter and borrower SMS access• Blue Socket WiFi access• Staff Long Service Awards
  9. 9. Achievements over the past 12 months across Yarra Libraries• Library Initiative: 12 DAISY readers• Libmark Award: best promotional campaign (for Chinese Reading Month)• Draft Local History CDP• New online databases• Planning for Plan: Issues paper
  10. 10. In our next 12 months:•North Fitzroy Community Hub Development•Development of Yarra Libraries Plan 2013 – 2017•Introduction of e-books•YL Local History CDP•Yarra Libraries Advisory Committee•An addition of 24,000 items to the collection this year including 3500 items for CALD communities…and at North Fitzroy…
  11. 11. RNorth Fitzroy Library 2011
  12. 12. North Fitzroy Library2010/2011 snapshot:• 82,809 people visited• 957 new members joined• 112,112 loans• 13,311 reservations• 6,041 reference enquiries• 7,863 PC bookings• 2,800 wireless sessions• 3,494 new items added• 2,488 people attended activities
  13. 13. Richmond LiNorth Fitzroy Library Follow us on TwitterHome Library Service WiFi Access
  14. 14. North Fitzroy LibraryNew furniture and fittings• Council and library display stands• New pinboards – local history and reference resources• Replacement of public chairs• New colour photocopier
  15. 15. rNorth Fitzroy Library A community place
  16. 16. North Fitzroy LibraryChildren’s services• Story times• Class visits• Holiday activities• Book Club• New parent talks
  17. 17. North Fitzroy Library Collections• Rearrangement of shelves• New magazines• New CDs,• Chinese DVDs• Junior graphic novels
  18. 18. North Fitzroy LibraryEvents & Activities• Author talks• Book tastings• Book groups
  19. 19. North Fitzroy Library – future site

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