Director's Report, July 12, 2022

LIBRARY DIRECTOR'S REPORT  
Tuesday, July 12, 2022  
                   
LIBRARY NEWS                
Our 2022 Summer Reading Program (SRP) kicked off on June 6 and runs through July 31. Thanks to Katy Hanousek for creating this fun community program! Thanks also to the Friends of Poynette Library for their generous SRP support. Work was completed on the new Career Center near the Library's rear entrance. Thank you to Bob Tomczak who donated his time and talent to help create this awesome new community resource!      
                   
LIBRARY SERVICES                
Wi-Fi Report: Meraki Wireless Device Usage (Hub 1+2+3)        
         
  2019 2020 2021 2022          
January 1,217 765 562 830          
February 1,736 757 594 836          
March 1,916 703 704 915          
April 1,765 253 662 818          
May 1,622 301 732 999          
June 1,240 383 775 925          
July 1,703 481 826            
August 1,469 474 724            
September 2,379 531 803            
October 1,647 549 969            
November 1071 582 845            
December 739 663 849            
TOTAL 18,504 6,442 9,045 5,323          
                   
Computer Usage Report: # of "Unique Client" Logins    
  2020 2021 2022            
January  409 398 460            
February 412 407 490            
March 396 463 515            
April 171 441 474            
May 202 476 559            
June 244 493 517            
July 298 511              
August 307 430              
September 331 493              
October 377 553              
November 372 473              
December 440 475              
TOTAL 3,959 5,613 3,015            
                   
                   
LIBRARY SERVICES (CONTINUED)            
                   
Circulation Checkouts: # Items            
  2020 2021 2022            
January 4,067 2,770 3,451            
February 3,491 3,510 3,277            
March 2,384 3,559 3,956            
April 363 3,267 3,298            
May 618 2,549 2,803            
June 1,612 3,426 3,623            
July 3,024 3,368              
August 2,875 3,382              
September 2,898 3,174              
October 2,881 3,510              
November 2,636 3,693              
December 2,368 3,439              
TOTAL 29,217 39,647 20,408            
Change in YTD Checkouts: 37.26% 6.95%            
                   
                   
Overdrive Circulation                
Electronic Checkouts: e-books, e-audio, e-video, e-magazines        
  2020 2021 2022            
January 551 715 986            
February 490 707 802            
March 559 786 797            
April 694 627 817            
May 749 664 806            
June 667 752 803            
July 641 734              
August 677 671              
September 631 755              
October 671 730              
November 678 875              
December 608 796              
TOTAL 7,616 8,812 5,011            
                   
2022 PROGRAMS                
Katy assisted patrons by frequently updating and monitoring the library's website and Facebook page. Two volunteers from the Friends of the Poynette Library delivered books to support our Pioneer Place community outreach. Our Summer Reading Program exceeded our past five years' totals with 331 registrants participating. Thanks to Katy & our wonderful Library staff for making this well-loved community literacy program a huge success!
                   
                   
2022 Programs:              
Date Event Target Audience Format On-Going Number of Participants        
June, 2022 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten Children (Ages 0-11) Self-Directed 31          
June, 2022 Baby Board Book Program Children (Ages 0-11) Self-Directed 4          
June, 2022 Teen Book Reviewers Young Adult (12-18) Self-Directed 12          
June, 2022 Euchre Adults Self-Directed 15          
June, 2022 Cribbage Adults Self-Directed 8          
June, 2022 Wood Carvers Adults Self-Directed 22          
June 6 - 30, 2022 Summer Reading Program All Ages Self-Directed 331          
June 11 & 18 Poy Farmers Market Launchpad Cafes All Ages Self-Directed 23 (questions) *10 Give-Aways      
June 14, 2022 StoryTime Outreach at Kid's First Children (Ages 0-11) In-Person Live   18        
June 14, 2022 StoryTime Children (Ages 0-11) In-Person Live   23        
June 15, 2022 Writer's Group All Ages In-Person Live   1        
June 15, 2022 Friends Ice Cream Social All Ages In-Person Live   138        
June 16, 2022 StoryTime Outreach at St. Peter's Children (Ages 0-11) In-Person Live   23        
June 16, 2022 Books-On-The-Go All Ages In-Person Live   0        
June 21, 2022 StoryTime Outreach at Kid's First Children (Ages 0-11) In-Person Live   18        
June 21, 2022 StoryTime Children (Ages 0-11) In-Person Live   19        
June 21, 2022 Pioneer Place Book Outreach Adults In-Person Live   12        
June 23, 2022 StoryTime Outreach at St. Peter's Children (Ages 0-11) In-Person Live   23        
                   
2022 Programs (Continued):                
June 23, 2022 Books-On-The-Go All Ages In-Person Live   0        
June 28, 2022 StoryTime Outreach at Kid's First Children (Ages 0-11) In-Person Live   20        
June 28, 2022 StoryTime Children (Ages 0-11) In-Person Live   20        
June 28, 2022 Stef Wade, Author (SRP Presenter) Children (Ages 0-11) In-Person Live   25        
June 30, 2022 StoryTime Outreach at St. Peter's Children (Ages 0-11) In-Person Live   23        
June 30, 2022 Books-On-The-Go All Ages In-Person Live   0        
TOTAL 24     446 363        
                   
CONTINUING EDUCATION/ JUNE MEETINGS        
Katy attended a SCLS webinar "Book Talking Your Way to the Friendliest Library in Town" (6/15) & Kelly Anderson watched the recorded webinar (6/20). Jodi attended the Friends Board meetings (6/7 & 6/28) and hosted a table at Poy. Farmers Markets (6/11 Kelly & 6/18 Jodi). Jodi attended two Village Manager meetings (6/14 & 6/28) and a Village Board meeting (6/27). Jodi attended the Poy. Chamber of Commerce meeting (6/8), a virtual SCLS Delivery Committee meeting (6/9), and a Bookmobile Committee meeting (6/14). Jodi attended a virtual SCLS Overdrive meeting and assisted with the Friends Ice Cream Social (6/15). Jodi attended a UW-iSchool course on "Pruning the Library's Collection" (6/9 & 6/13) and a "Budgeting for Libraries" course (6/21). All staff completed SCLS-required Infosec phishing/computer security training. 
                   
BUDGET REPORT                
                   
Deposits                  
  Date Deposits Amount    
Village Library Account 6/2/2022 Rental Income (June) The Green Stem, LLC $50.00    
6/2/2022 Fines & Fees (cash) $88.05    
  6/2/2022 SCLS e-Commerce (check - Fines/Fees) $7.41    
  6/15/2022 Friends of Poy Library donation (WonderBooks) $999.00    
  6/15/2022 Fines & Fees (cash) $54.95    
  6/15/2022 Refund fm Complete Off: returned ALA grant items  $593.67    
  6/30/2022 Friends of Poy Library donation (Summer Reading) $600.00    
  6/30/2022 K. Woodson donation (memorial/kids golf books) $50.00    
  6/30/2022 Fines & Fees (cash) $19.65    
  6/30/2022 Rental Income (July) The Green Stem, LLC $50.00    
Deposits (Continued)              
Library Checking Account at Hometown Bank 6/2/2022 Misc. Cash Donations (Undesignated) $4.40    
6/15/2022   $13.25    
6/30/2022   $27.15    
         Total  $2,557.53    
                   
Expenses                  
Vouchers Amount Description    
Amazon $679.18 Books; donations; programs; DVD/BluRays; office suppl.  
Barking Dog Exhibits $2,039.72 StoryWalk (final 50% due; ALA-ARP grant funds)  
Complete Office $0.00 Office supplies ordered in May pd with Visa 06/22/22  
Findaway $999.00 WonderBooks (donated by Friends of Poy Lib)  
Piggly Wiggly $33.18 Programs  
Rhyme $157.32 Copier - office expense  
US Cellular $13.71 New mobile hotspot: service period 06/10 - 07/09/22  
Wonders of Physics $200.00 Summer reading presenter (ALA-ARP grant funds)  
VISA $3,625.40 LP Books; Career Center; Launchpads; Amazon Prime renewal;  
    Canva software renewal; Complete Office/supplies  
Shining Bright $225.00 Custodial expense - June  
CenturyLink $166.28 Phone & fax - June  
Alliant Energy  $374.52 Electric ($341.57) + gas ($32.95) - June  
Salaries $13,543.42 Paid on 06/02, 06/16 & 06/30/2022  
   Total  $22,056.73