Director's Report, August 8, 2017

LIBRARY DIRECTOR'S REPORT
8-Aug-17
                 
Library News              
The new awning on the front of the library was installed giving the front of the library a fresh look. Caryn Stone has dedicated her time to work on sorting paperwork that will be stored upstairs. Thank you Caryn! Dylan W. has wrapped up his Eagle Scout project that he has been working on since spring organizing and labeling supplies upstairs. The Summer Library Program ends on August 5th. Winners will be drawn on Monday, August 7th. The Friends of the Library are supporting two library books subscriptions for elementary nonfiction books that will be mailed monthly. 
   
Library Services              
Wi-Fi                
  Wi-Fi Report: # of Logins          
    2015 2016 2017        
  January 835 829 1,283        
  February 989 821 1,393        
  March 1,113 851 1,642        
  April 937 1,128 1,239        
  May 843 892 1,216        
  June 932 1,264 1,278        
  July 1,355 1,673 1,492        
  August 1,198 1,586          
  September 1,014 1,520          
  October 1,040 1,831          
  November 848 1,925          
  December 949 1,427          
  TOTAL 12,053 15,747 9,543        
                 
Checkouts                
  CHECKOUTS: # Items           
    2013 2014 2015 2016 2017    
  January 5,955 5,038 4,600 4,475 4,122    
  February 4,902 4,524 4,457 4,727 4,609    
  March 5,516 5,831 4,492 5,019 4,700    
  April 6,209 5,598 5,000 4,475 4,014    
  May 5,148 4,670 4,266 4,400 4,513    
  June 6,021 5,263 5,592 5,278 6,069    
  July 6,814 6,676 6,027 4,847 6,073    
  August 5,535 5,295 4,906 4,014      
  September 5,110 5,346 4,481 4,304      
  October 5,732 5,105 4,826 4,221      
  November 5,125 4,225 3,786 4,444      
  December 4,776 4,204 4,045 3,767      
  TOTAL 66,843 61,775 56,478 53,971 34,100    
Percent Change in YTD CKO -5.19% -7.58% -8.57% -4.44% 2.65%    
                 
Programs                
There were 321 participants signed up for our summer library incentive reading program. There were 12 people at our first adult book and movie event. 64 people attended the Global Tales Storytelling event.   Upcoming Events:  Local Author Susan Spahn: August 3rd at 11 am; The Great Solar Eclipse: Aug 15 at 10 am; Movie A bug's Life: August 16 at 1:30pm; Craft Night - Intricate Coloring Bookmarks, Chocolate & Tea: August 17 at 6pm; History of the Library at Nutrition Site: September 6th at 10:30am.
                 
2017 Adult Programs            
  Book Club Knit & Crochet Euchre Cribbage Craft Wood Carvers Pioneer Place Other
January   8 13 6 27 13    
February 4 16 26 10 29 26 3  
March   21 20 13 30 30 7  
April   19 23 12 36 25 0 33
May   21 31 18 18 16   7
June   14 13 12 15 25    
July 12 14 17 10 16 18    
August                
September                
October                
November                
December              
TOTAL 16 113 143 81 171 153 10 27
                 
2017 Children, Teen, & Family Programs            
  Toddler Time at Library & Outreach Elementary Middle School Teens at Library & Outreach Family Programs Family Drop-Ins Movies at the Library Career Crafters 4th - 7th gr.
January 82 45 17 5   29 16  
February 179 19 40 7 242 32 3  
March 204 21 36 2   22 18  
April 137 5 29 6 13 16 10  
May 153 8 24 1   23 6  
June 165       164 28 12 57
July 290       92 44 4 50
August                
September                
October                
November                
December          
TOTAL 1,210 98 146 21 511 194 69 107
                 
   
        2017 # Participants    
  Summer Incentive Reading Program 321    
  Winter Reading Program 70    
  1,000 Books Before Kindergarten 13    
  Baby Board Book Program 10    
                 
Library Services: Annual Report          
                 
    2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016  
Uses of E-Books 86 925 1,867 2,529 2,669 2,632  
Uses of E-Audio 147 563 593 559 971 1,472  
Uses of E-Video 5 1 4 6 7 20  
# Database Sessions 98 99 196 529 360 237  
Users of Public Computers 11,910 9,179 6,878 6,864 6,883 6,290  
                 
Continuing Education/ Meetings          
Lindsey Ganz attended the Columbia County Director's meeting in Cambria on July 14th. It was decided at the meeting that Lindsey Ganz and Jessica Bergin of Portage would present at the Columbia County Board meeting on July 19th. Jessica and Lindsey met on July 17th to prepare the presentation.  The 2018 budget was discussed and approved at the Wisconsin Dells All Director's meeting on July 20th. Ganz met with Martin Shanks, Village Administrator to discuss the library and the upcoming 2018 budget.
                 
                 
Deposits Date Deposits Amount  
  7/13/2017 Donations Check - Provision Kinetics  $                       500.00  
  7/13/2017 Checks -  Fines & Fees  $                         44.80  
  7/13/2017 Cash - Fines & Fees  $                       188.62  
  7/21/2017 Cash - Fines & Fees  $                       200.00  
  8/4/2017 SCLS Grant   $                       450.00  
  8/4/2017 Checks -  Fines & Fees  $                         54.93  
  8/4/2017 Cash - Fines & Fees  $                       339.77  
         
         
         
         
         Total   $                   1,778.12  
                 
Expenses                
                 
Vouchers Amount Description  
VISA   $                             701.48 office, furniture, programs-refund  
Amazon  $                             452.54 books, office  
CINTAS  $                             132.02 maintenance supplies  
Piggly Wiggly  $                               99.41 programs, office  
Complete Office of Wi  $                               60.80 office  
       
       
       
       
True Value  $                               35.26    
Shining Brite  $                             225.00 cleaning  
CenturyLink  $                             142.33 Phone & Fax  
Alliant Energy   $                             544.95 Electric & Gas  
       
Salaries 7/6 and 7/20  $                         7,890.79    
Mileage/Expenses/Longevity  $                               42.80 mileage  
   Total   $                       10,327.38