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Pigeon district library slideshow updated 3-5-2013

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Pigeon district library slideshow updated 3-5-2013

  1. 1. Pigeon District Library 7236 Nitz St., Pigeon (989) 453-2341 www.pigeondistrictlibrary.com HOURSMonday 9-5Tuesday 9-7Wednesday - ClosedThursday 9-7Friday 9-5Saturday 9-2Sunday - Closed
  2. 2. Welcome to the Pigeon District Librarywhere our patrons are our first priority!
  3. 3. Statisticso Patron Visits - 46,505 in 2012o Number of Materials – 41,047 o Audio Books/Books on CD – 827 o CDs/CD-ROM – 662 o Books – 31,872 o Magazines/Newspapers – 86 subscriptions o Videos – 2,293 o DVDs – 1,239
  4. 4. Circulation Desk Trained, courteous staffMembers are here to assist you.Staff answers more than 2,000 reference questions yearly.
  5. 5. Children’s Room Fiction Books Non-fiction Books Non-fiction Videos
  6. 6. Children’s Room Toys & Games Theme Backpacks
  7. 7. On-Line Card Catalog Search our Collections Search VLC (Valley Library Consortium) Search MeLCat – State Catalog
  8. 8. Materials from other libraries can be requestedthrough Interlibrary Loan free of charge.
  9. 9. Older Children/Junior Adult/Young Adult
  10. 10. Older Children/Junior Adult/Young Adult  Hard Cover Fiction  Hard Cover Non-fiction  Paperback Books  Educational Games  Theme Backpacks  Puzzles  Junior Reference  New Materials Display
  11. 11. Fiction
  12. 12. Fiction Hard Cover Paperbacks Large Print Mystery Science Fiction Western Audio Books Books on CD New Materials Display
  13. 13. Non-Fiction
  14. 14. Non-Fiction Books Large Print Videos Audio Books Books on CD CD-ROM New Materials Display
  15. 15. Videos and DVDs
  16. 16. General Reference
  17. 17. General Reference• Atlases• Chilton Auto Repair Manuals• Contemporary Authors• Encyclopedias• Newspapers on Microfilm• Telephone Books• Thomas Register• Vertical File
  18. 18. Michigan Reference
  19. 19. Michigan Reference Joann Haist Collection Local Church Histories Local Town Histories Plat Books School Annuals Other Local Historical Publications
  20. 20. Joann Haist Collection 48 Notebooks 1 Births  9 Marriages  22 Obituaries  13 Pigeon Businesses  1 1978 Diamond Jubilee  2 Pigeon HS Class of 1949
  21. 21. Magazines and Newspapers
  22. 22. Magazines and Newspapers o Magazines o 79 Subscriptions o Current issue on shelf o Back issues can be checked out o Newspapers o 7 Subscriptions o Bay City Times o Detroit Free Press o Huron Daily Tribune o Huron County View o Tuscola Advertiser o USA Today
  23. 23. Puzzles One month loan period Collection changes regularly Table with puzzle – patrons can add pieces if they wish
  24. 24. Computer Lab
  25. 25. Computer Lab Internet Access - Free 11 Computers for Adults 2 Laptop Connections Document Scanner Color or black and white copies (per page fee applies) Variety of Programs including  Microsoft Office  Word Perfect Wireless Internet Access Available in Computer Lab, Reference Room, and Community Room.
  26. 26. Computers for Patrons with Children
  27. 27. Computers for Minors 3 Computers with Filtered Internet Access One is in the Children’s Room so parents can access the internet while supervising their child who can look at books and play with toys.
  28. 28. Preschool Story Hour695 attended weekly sessions last year
  29. 29. School Classes Visit Throughout the school year classes visited every 3 weeks.
  30. 30.  Total class visits – 10 Total number of students served- 238
  31. 31. Library Lending Program
  32. 32. Library Lending Program Volunteers deliver library materials to three, senior residential facilities in the area every 2 weeks.  Country Bay  Country Gardens  Rose Garden  Scheurer Hospital Long Term Care
  33. 33. Summer Reading Program 2012  131 Registered  76 Met their reading goal  2,644 – Total number of books read  12 Classes and activities held
  34. 34. Summer Reading Program
  35. 35. Summer Reading Program Party
  36. 36. Other Library Activities Book Club – Meets Monthly Friends of the Pigeon District Library – Meets Quarterly Entry in Children’s Parade Annual Quilt Show Monthly Book Sale Annual Book Sale – organized by Friends of the Library Farmer’s Festival Movie for Children Annual Musical Jamboree Annual Children’s Book Week Activities National Library Week Activities Computer Workshops led by library staff or volunteers Passport Fair Michigan Reads! Event The Giving Tree – Collect books for Pigeon Food Pantry

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