Welcome to the Pigeon District Librarywhere our patrons are our first priority!
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
Circulation Desk Trained, courteous staffMembers are here to assist you.Staff answers more than 2,000 reference questions yearly.
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
Puzzles One month loan period Collection changes regularly Table with puzzle – patrons can add pieces if they wish
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.
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.
Preschool Story Hour695 attended weekly sessions last year
School Classes Visit Throughout the school year classes visited every 3 weeks.
Total class visits – 10 Total number of students served- 238
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
Summer Reading Program 2012 131 Registered 76 Met their reading goal 2,644 – Total number of books read 12 Classes and activities held
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