Coos County Libraries 30th Anniversary


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Celebrate 30 years of cooperative libraries in Coos County, Oregon! This year (2010) marks the 30th year that residents from across Coos County have had library service and been able to borrow materials from all the libraries in the County. Learn a bit more about your libraries with this short presentation about all that makes the Coos County Library Service district and the Coastline libraries network great!

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Coos County Libraries 30th Anniversary

  2. 2. 1980 ONE COUNTY ONE CARD 2010
  3. 3. Coos County Cooperative Library Services and Contracted Programs Historical Timeline
  4. 4. • 1967 Coos County Library Association organized to “establish and maintain cooperative activities among libraries”. • 1978 CCLS awarded Oregon State Aid Grant of $10,000 to fund study to assess library services in Coos County.
  5. 5. • 1979 April – Report by Phyllis Dalton completed. Recommended: – Organization and funding – Cooperative Offices be housed at Southwestern – Central reference at Southwestern – Countywide union catalog – Books by Mail program – Courier services – Outreach services to shut-ins, detention facilities – Cooperative acquisition/selection – Increase audio visual materials – Book Mobile for rural residents – Pilot projects-children’s services September 18- 3-year serial levy placed on ballot for $632,000 approximately $10.00 per person per year.
  6. 6. • 1980 July 1 – Levy goes into effect. Coos Cooperative Library Services begin with: – Courier van service – Books by Mail program – Centralized interlibrary loan – Reference and countywide union catalog All being provided from a central office at Southwestern.
  7. 7. • 1984 Outreach program for inmates, nursing homes, adult foster homes and homebound begins. • 1989 City of lakeside and the unincorporated area of Dora added to Cooperative. • 1992 October 29 – Master Plan adopted by Governing Body. November – Coos County Voters approve District formation in the general election along with a permanent Tax base.
  8. 8. THEN AND NOW
  9. 9. COOS BAY PUBLIC LIBRARY 1910 2010
  12. 12. The libraries in Coos County work together in a spirit of cooperation that extends beyond local boundaries in order to provide excellent countywide library service to all residents.
  13. 13. Coos County Libraries and Their Special Programs
  14. 14. COOPERATIVE PUBLIC LIBRARY SERVICES IN COOS COUNTY 1980 – 2010 Bandon Public Library, est. 1911 Coos Bay Public Library, est. 1910 Coquille Public Library, est. 1914 Dora Public Library, est. 1987 Lakeside Public Library, est. 1987 Myrtle Point Public Library, est. 1925 North Bend Public Library, est. 1914 Powers Public Library, est. 1935 Extended Services Office, est. 1980 Coos County Library Service District Established 1992
  15. 15. Bandon Public Library Established in 1911 1204 11TH St., SW, Bandon OR 97411 541-347-3221 Hours: Tues/Wed/Thurs 10:30 am – 8 pm Fri/Sat 10:30 am – 5 pm PCs for public use; DVDs, videos, music CDs and audio cassettes; Children’s programs; Internet classes; Monthly Movie Nights; Friends book sales in December and July. BROWSE OUR NEVERENDING BOOK SALE: The Never-ending Book Sale is a source of high-quality hardbacks and paperbacks, along with a few media items. An ongoing part of Bandon Library, it is stocked by the Bandon Library Friends and Foundation volunteers. You can find it just inside the main library doors, to the right. Most items are $1.00. Nothing costs over $5.00. Funds raised from this sale support library projects. Give it a try. You’re bound to find something you like!
  16. 16. Coos Bay Public Library Established in 1910 541-269-1101 FAX 541-269-7567 Hours: Mon-Thurs. 10 am – 7 pm Fri/Sat Noon – 6 pm 525 W. Anderson, Coos Bay OR 97420 Free Internet access & WiFi; Computer classes; Preschool story time Weds. at 10:30 am & Thurs. at 11:30 am; Summer Reading and other special children’s programs; Author talks; Monthly “Foreign Film Fridays,” and “Armchair Adventure Film” programs; Audio books, including MP3; DVDs; Friends of the Library book sales and book store; Library Foundation; Monthly art exhibits; Low-vision reader; Oregon history research collection, historic local newspapers on microfilm.
  17. 17. Coquille Public Library Established in 1914 105 N. Birch, Coquille, OR 97423 541-396-2166 Hours: Mon-Thurs. 10 am – 6 pm Public Internet access computers; Fri 10 am – 5 pm VHS, DVD, books on tape and CD; Sat Noon – 5 pm Pre-school programs Weds.; Free 24/7 wireless internet access. SUMMER READING PROGRAM 2010 ALL EVENTS FREE in Coquille Community Building Large Auditorium 11:00 a. m. Tuesdays, pre-kindergarten Wednesdays, 1st through 7th grades MAKE A SPLASH! READ!!
  18. 18. Dora Public Library Established in 1987 56125 Goldbrick Rd., 541-572-6009 Myrtle Point, OR 97458 Hours Mon/Wed/Fri 1 pm – 6 pm Tues/Thurs 6 pm – 8 pm Sat 10 am – 2 pm The Dora Public Library is located at 56125 Goldbrick Road in the unincorporated area of Dora in Coos County. The library holds over 13,800 materials including over 11,000 books, and 500 compact discs, cassette tapes and books on cassette. We subscribe to over 30 individual magazines and 3 local newspapers. More than 1500 VHS & DVD titles are also available for check-out. Photocopy, fax, and notary service; Public use computers; Free internet and WiFi; Fiction & Nonfiction books, videos, DVDs, audio books, music and periodicals available for checkout. Children’s programs-contact us for times and dates. Summer Reading programs for children, teens and adults. The Friends of the Dora Library now have a self-serve beverage cart in the library reading area. You can purchase coffee, tea or cocoa to enjoy while you read or relax.
  19. 19. Flora M. Laird Memorial Library Established in 1925 ▪ Children’s computers ▪ Children’s reading programs ▪ Public internet access computers ▪ 24/7 free wireless internet access 52,665 item collection including DVDs, videocassettes, and audio books. Hours: Mon/Tues/Wed 10 am – 8 pm 435 Fifth Street Myrtle Point, OR 97458 Thurs/Fri/Sat Noon – 5 pm 541-572-6009 FAX 541-572-5168 Preschool story time, Wednesdays at 10:30 am; Reader’s Club, Wednesdays at 3:30-4:30 pm; Young Friends of the Library 4th-6th grade, Thursdays at 3:30 pm; Summer Reading Program for children.
  20. 20. Hazel M. Lewis Library Established in 1935 City Hall, Powers, OR 97466 FAX and Phone: 541-439-5311 Hours: Mon/Wed 10 am – 6 pm Tues/Thurs 10 am – Noon 4 pm – 8 pm Fri/Sat 10 am – 4 pm DVDs, VHS, books on tape and CD, magazines and 3 local newspapers; Copy machine and FAX service available; Free Internet and WiFi; e-book reader available for check out. Story hour and Summer Reading programs for children. Call the library for days and times.
  21. 21. Lakeside Public Library Established in 1987 Hours: Mon/Tues/Wed/Thurs/Fri 10:30 – 5 pm Sat Noon – 4 pm The library is open 36.5 hours weekly and a variety of library services, with collection which includes all genres. Children’s Early Literacy Summer Reading Program; Typewriter, fax, copier, computers with Office 2000 and Internet access w/printing capability. Collection includes Fiction and Nonfiction BOOKS, 915 North Lake Rd., PO Box R, Lakeside, OR 97449 books on CD and Cassette, 541-759-4432 FAX: 541-759-4752 DVD and VHS movies and a limited Spanish collection.
  22. 22. North Bend Public Library Established in 1914 1800 Sherman Ave. 541-756-0400 North Bend, OR 97459 Hours: Mon/Tues/Wed 11 am – 8 pm Thurs/Fri 11 am – 6 pm Sat noon – 5 pm Sun (Sept-May) noon – 5 pm Books, audio and video materials; Weekly Story Time, Toddler Story Time and Music Time programs (Sept-May); Twice-yearly Baby Sign workshops; Summer Reading program; Video Voyages; Cultural programs; Monthly art exhibits; Grants and non-profit collection and work shops; Computers (including wireless Internet access); Low vision reader; Copy machine; Microfilm reader/printer; Scanner; Fax. NBPL’s on Twitter! Want to know more about what’s going on at the North Bend Public Library? @nblib on Twitter!
  23. 23. These and other public library services are provided to you by your Coos County Library Service District Tax Base.
  25. 25. Coos Library Board Coos County Library Service District does not have a board of directors. We do have a Coos Library Board that is an advisory board to the governing body. The governing body of the District is comprised of the three County Commissioners. Coos County Library Service District Governing Body Robert Main, Coos County Courthouse, Coquille OR 97423 Kevin Stufflebean, Coos County Courthouse, Coquille OR 97423 Nikki Whitty, Coos County Courthouse, Coquille OR 97423
  26. 26. Coos Library Advisory Board Name Position Contact info Representing Term Crystal Shoji, Chair 1 Coos Bay In-City Limits 6/30/12 Barbara Butler 2 Rural w/in D9 6/30/14 Sharon Golder 3 541-756-5615 In-City Limits 6/30/14 Edi Wegferd 4 541-756-7401 Rural w/in D13 6/30/13 Kathy Phillips 5 541-572-2198 Small cities & Dora Corp. 6/30/13 Richard Kirk 6 541-572-2182 Small cities & Dora Corp. 6/30/12 Rural/County Linda Phillips 7 541-396-3494 6/30/14 Commissioners Mary Jane Fisher Administrative Assistant
  27. 27. MISSION The purpose of the Coos County Library Service District is to collect, organize and disseminate library materials and to provide the related library services necessary to meet the educational, informational, recreational and cultural needs of the people of Coos County.
  28. 28. VISION STATEMENT “Coos County Libraries are enduring gateways to an expanding world”.
  31. 31. Intellectual Freedom and Exercise of Democracy • Defend and promote the First Amendment right of library users to read, seek information and speak freely as members of a democratic society. • Provide equity of access and confidentiality to people of every age, income level, location, ethnicity, or physical ability, and provide the full range of information resources needed to live, learn, govern and work.
  32. 32. Diversity • Develop and maintain diverse cultural resources that reflect historically significant cultural groups and meet the needs of our changing communities. • Enrich library service by attracting diverse library users and staff
  33. 33. Education and Continuous learning • Provide learning opportunities for patrons to expand their knowledge and be empowered for success in life. • Promote literacy and lifelong learning for all people through library and information services of every type. • Provide learning opportunities to enable staff to increase their knowledge and effectiveness (for example, in new technologies).
  34. 34. Technology • Improve resources for our communities in an increasingly complex technological world. • Continually assess and obtain as necessary emerging technological tools that will enable staff to most effectively provide library services.
  35. 35. Sustainability • Enhance sources of revenue and maintain fiscal support. • Maintain community support and engagement by encouraging staff and public input and evaluation of library services. • Encourage broad public and staff involvement in planning for the future, being responsive to expressed needs and interests.
  36. 36. 2009 STATS AND FACTS
  37. 37. CIRCULATION 938,049 Items borrowed by library users 120,084 Items shared within our system 16,224 Items loaned to libraries outside our system 2,305 Items borrowed from libraries outside our system
  38. 38. COLLECTION 569,046 Items owned (all formats) 34,239 Items added
  39. 39. SERVICE 17,738 Total annual public service hours 45.58 Staff (FTE) 261 Volunteers 10,630 Volunteer hours served 1,020 Programs provided 19,969 Attendees at programs 86 Public use internet terminals
  40. 40. COURIER DELIVERY SERVICES 42,676 Miles driven delivering material 291 Tons of material delivered 9,402 Total number of crates transported
  41. 41. Interlibrary & Intra-System Loans 5,336 ILL Requests processed for Coos County patrons 17,118 ILL Requests processed from out-of-county libraries
  42. 42. Outreach Services 3,667 Items circulated to Nursing Home/Homebound patrons 2,676 Items circulated to Jail and Juvenile Detention patrons 3,517 Items circulated at satellite book sites
  43. 43. LIBRARY RUN 2010 COOS COUNTY LIBRARIES CELEBRATE 30 YEARS OF COOPERATION HELP US CELEBRATE! JULY and AUGUST 2010 Pick up your library “Passport” at any library in the District. Then visit each library in July and August to get your passport stamped to be eligible for the drawing for a new Sony e-book Reader Touch Edition with accessories.
  44. 44. v Check us out! 1980-2010