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Welcome to Pigeon District Library

  1. 1. Pigeon District Library 7236 Nitz St., Pigeon (989) 453-2341 www.pigeondistrictlibrary.com HOURS Monday 9-5 Tuesday April-Oct. 9-7 Nov.-Mar. 9-6 Thursday April-Oct. 9-7 Nov.-Mar. 9-6 Friday 9-5 Saturday Sept.-May 9-3 June-Aug. 9-1
  2. 2. Welcome to the Pigeon District Library where our patrons are our first priority!
  3. 3. Statistics <ul><li>Patron Visits - 47,830 in 2006 </li></ul><ul><li>Number of Materials – 40,487 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Audio Books/Books on CD – 844 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>CDs/CD-ROM – 312 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Books – 33,037 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Magazines/Newspapers – 100 subscriptions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Videos – 2,963 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>DVDs - 460 </li></ul></ul>
  4. 4. Circulation Desk Trained, courteous staff is here to assist you. Staff answers more than 2,000 reference questions yearly.
  5. 5. Children’s Room <ul><li>Fiction Books </li></ul><ul><li>Non-fiction Books </li></ul><ul><li>Non-fiction Videos </li></ul>
  6. 6. Children’s Room <ul><li>Toys & Games </li></ul><ul><li>Theme Backpacks </li></ul>
  7. 7. On-Line Card Catalog <ul><li>Search our Collections </li></ul><ul><li>Search VLC (Valley Library Consortium) </li></ul><ul><li>Search MeLCat – State Catalog </li></ul>
  8. 8. Materials from other libraries can be requested through Interlibrary Loan free of charge.
  9. 9. Older Children/Junior Adult/Young Adult <ul><li>Hard Cover Fiction </li></ul><ul><li>Hard Cover Non-fiction </li></ul><ul><li>Paperback Books </li></ul><ul><li>Educational Games </li></ul><ul><li>Theme Backpacks </li></ul><ul><li>Puzzles </li></ul><ul><li>Junior Reference </li></ul><ul><li>New Materials Display </li></ul>
  10. 10. Older Children/Junior Adult/Young Adult <ul><li>Hard Cover Fiction </li></ul><ul><li>Hard Cover Non-fiction </li></ul><ul><li>Paperback Books </li></ul><ul><li>Educational Games </li></ul><ul><li>Theme Backpacks </li></ul><ul><li>Puzzles </li></ul><ul><li>Junior Reference </li></ul><ul><li>New Materials Display </li></ul>
  11. 11. Fiction
  12. 12. Fiction <ul><li>Hard Cover </li></ul><ul><li>Paperbacks </li></ul><ul><li>Large Print </li></ul><ul><li>Mystery </li></ul><ul><li>Science Fiction </li></ul><ul><li>Western </li></ul><ul><li>Audio Books </li></ul><ul><li>Books on CD </li></ul><ul><li>New Materials Display </li></ul>
  13. 13. Non-Fiction
  14. 14. Non-Fiction <ul><li>Books </li></ul><ul><li>Large Print </li></ul><ul><li>Videos </li></ul><ul><li>Audio Books </li></ul><ul><li>Books on CD </li></ul><ul><li>CD-ROM </li></ul><ul><li>New Materials Display </li></ul>
  15. 15. Videos and DVDs
  16. 16. General Reference
  17. 17. General Reference <ul><li>Atlases </li></ul><ul><li>Chilton Auto Repair Manuals </li></ul><ul><li>Contemporary Authors </li></ul><ul><li>Encyclopedias </li></ul><ul><li>Newspapers on Microfilm </li></ul><ul><li>Telephone Books </li></ul><ul><li>Thomas Register </li></ul><ul><li>Vertical File </li></ul>
  18. 18. Michigan Reference
  19. 19. Michigan Reference <ul><li>Joann Haist Collection </li></ul><ul><li>Local Church Histories </li></ul><ul><li>Local Town Histories </li></ul><ul><li>Plat Books </li></ul><ul><li>School Annuals </li></ul><ul><li>Other Local Historical Publications </li></ul>
  20. 20. Joann Haist Collection <ul><li>48 Notebooks </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1 Births </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>9 Marriages </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>22 Obituaries </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>13 Pigeon Businesses </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1 1978 Diamond Jubilee </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>2 Pigeon HS Class of 1949 </li></ul></ul>
  21. 21. Magazines and Newspapers
  22. 22. Magazines and Newspapers <ul><li>Magazines </li></ul><ul><ul><li>94 Subscriptions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Current issue on shelf </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Back issues can be checked out </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Newspapers </li></ul><ul><ul><li>6 Subscriptions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Bay City Times </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Detroit Free Press </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Huron Daily Tribune </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Newsweekly </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Tuscola Advertiser </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>USA Today </li></ul></ul></ul>
  23. 23. Puzzles <ul><li>One month loan period </li></ul><ul><li>Collection changes regularly </li></ul><ul><li>Table with puzzle – patrons can add pieces if they wish </li></ul>
  24. 24. Computer Lab
  25. 25. Computer Lab <ul><li>Internet Access Free of Charge </li></ul><ul><li>11 Computers for Adults </li></ul><ul><li>2 Laptop Connections </li></ul><ul><li>Document Scanner </li></ul><ul><li>Color or black and white copies </li></ul><ul><li>(per page fee applies) </li></ul><ul><li>Variety of Programs including </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Microsoft Office </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Word Perfect </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wireless Internet Access Available in Computer Lab and Reference Room. </li></ul></ul>
  26. 26. Computers for Patrons with Children
  27. 27. Computers for Minors <ul><li>3 Computers with Filtered Internet Access </li></ul><ul><li>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. </li></ul>
  28. 28. Preschool Story Hour <ul><li>693 attended weekly </li></ul><ul><li>sessions last year </li></ul>
  29. 30. School Classes Visit <ul><li>Throughout the school year classes visited every 2 weeks. </li></ul>
  30. 31. <ul><li>Total class visits – 23 </li></ul><ul><li>Total number of students served- 394 </li></ul><ul><li>Other group visits </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Total number visits – 4 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Total number children - 59 </li></ul></ul>
  31. 32. Library Lending Program
  32. 33. Library Lending Program <ul><li>Volunteers deliver library materials to four, senior residential facilities in the area every 2 weeks. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Country Bay </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Country Gardens </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Home Sweet Home </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Scheurer Hospital Long Term Care </li></ul></ul>
  33. 34. Summer Reading Program 2007 <ul><li>116 Registered </li></ul><ul><li>82 Completed Program </li></ul><ul><li>1,566 – Total Number of Books Read </li></ul><ul><li>20 Classes and Activities Held </li></ul>
  34. 35. Summer Reading Program
  35. 36. Summer Reading Program Party
  36. 37. Other Library Activities <ul><li>Book Club – Meets Monthly </li></ul><ul><li>Friends of the Pigeon District Library – Meets Quarterly </li></ul><ul><li>Entry in Farmer’s Festival Parade </li></ul><ul><li>Entry in Children’s Parade </li></ul><ul><li>Annual Quilt Show </li></ul><ul><li>Monthly Book Sale </li></ul><ul><li>Annual Book Sale – organized by Friends of the Library </li></ul><ul><li>Farmer’s Festival Movie for Children </li></ul><ul><li>Annual Musical Jamboree </li></ul><ul><li>Annual Children’s Book Week Activities </li></ul><ul><li>National Library Week Activities </li></ul><ul><li>Computer Workshops led by library volunteer </li></ul><ul><li>Library Appreciation Dinner </li></ul><ul><li>The Giving Tree – Collect books for Pigeon Food Pantry </li></ul>