Director's Report, June 14, 2022

LIBRARY DIRECTOR'S REPORT  
Tuesday, June 14, 2022  
                   
LIBRARY NEWS                
Library Director, Jodi Bailey, set up a table at the Poynette Farmers Market showcasing the wonderful new materials purchased with ALA-ARP grant funds. She enjoys connecting each Saturday with community members & answering library questions. Library staff continued to collaborate with Village staff on the installation of a permanent StoryWalk (purchased with ALA-ARP grant funds). Work has begun to repair/repaint the new Career Center near the Library's rear entrance. The Library was closed on May 30th in observance of Memorial Day.      
                   
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            
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 4,398          
                   
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              
July 298 511              
August 307 430              
September 331 493              
October 377 553              
November 372 473              
December 440 475              
TOTAL 3,959 5,613 2,498            
                   
                   
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              
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 16,785            
Change in YTD Checkouts: 37.26% 7.22%            
                   
                   
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      
July 641 734      
August 677 671              
September 631 755              
October 671 730              
November 678 875              
December 608 796              
TOTAL 7,616 8,812 4,208            
                   
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. Katy and Kelly Anderson hosted several patron programs listed below. Katy completed the extensive preparations for our Summer Reading Program (kick-off: June 6th).
                   
                   
2022 Programs:              
Date Event Target Audience Format On-Going Number of Participants        
May, 2022 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten Children (Ages 0-11) Self-Directed 32          
May, 2022 Baby Board Book Program Children (Ages 0-11) Self-Directed 1          
May, 2022 Teen Book Reviewers Young Adult (12-18) Self-Directed 15          
May, 2022 Euchre Adults Self-Directed 25          
May, 2022 Cribbage Adults Self-Directed 12          
May, 2022 Wood Carvers Adults Self-Directed 11          
May 7, 14, 21 & 28 Poy Farmers Market Launchpad Cafes All Ages Self-Directed 40 (questions) *69 Give-Aways      
May 3, 2022 StoryTime Outreach at Kid's First Children (Ages 0-11) In-Person Live   22        
May 3, 2022 StoryTime Children (Ages 0-11) In-Person Live   27        
May 5, 2022 StoryTime Outreach at St. Peter's Children (Ages 0-11) In-Person Live   12        
May 5, 2022 MS After School Activities Young Adult (12-18) In-Person Live   8        
May 5, 2022 Let's Get Green & Growing Adults Virtual   7        
May 10, 2022 StoryTime Outreach at Kid's First Children (Ages 0-11) In-Person Live   20        
May 10, 2022 StoryTime Children (Ages 0-11) In-Person Live   14        
May 12, 2022 StoryTime Outreach at St. Peter's Children (Ages 0-11) In-Person Live   13        
May 12, 2022 Tech Q&A (Launchpad Cafe) Adults In-Person Live   1        
May 12, 2022 Craft Night: Painting w/ K. Heintz Adults In-Person Live   12        
                   
2022 Programs (Continued):                
May 13, 2022 Shipwreck Col. Co. Virtual Project Adults Virtual   5        
May 14, 2022 Stress Relief Program w/ Emily W. Adults In-Person Live   3        
May 17, 2022 Pioneer Place Book Outreach Adults In-Person Live   8        
May 18, 2022 Writer's Group Adults In-Person Live   0        
May 19, 2022 Book Club 3:00 PM Adults In-Person Live   4        
May 19, 2022 Book Club 6:00 PM Adults In-Person Live   2        
May 20, 2022 2nd Grade Field Trips (4 groups) to PAPL Children (Ages 0-11) In-Person Live   77        
May 24, 2022 Pioneer Place Card Craft Adults In-Person Live   5        
TOTAL 25     136 240        
                   
CONTINUING EDUCATION/ MAY MEETINGS        
Kelly attended a webinar "Where Does Library Funding Come From" (5/2), reader's advisory (5/2) & planning meetings with Jodi re: August Pioneer Place Launchpad Cafe (5/3), and attended a webinar "Reader's Advisory Flip the Script and Think Like a Reader" (5/23). Katy attended a SCLS Youth Services meeting (5/31). Jodi attended a SCLS webinar on the ECF grant (5/2), the Friends Board meeting (5/3), Alliant Energy Bookmobile grant opportunity virtual meeting (5/6), hosted a table at Poy. Farmers Markets (5/7, 5/14, 5/21 & 5/28). Jodi attended two Village Manager meetings (5/10 & 5/25) and a Village Board meeting (5/23). Jodi attended the Poy. Chamber of Commerce meeting (5/11) and assisted with the Friends Book Sale (5/12-14). Jodi attended a SCLS webinar re: filtering solutions, a DPI webinar re: Affordable Connectivity Program (5/18), and a SCLS All-Director meeting (5/19). Jodi attended a Columbia Co. Director & joint CCLSB meeting at Columbus Public Library (5/20). Jodi met with Bell Ford (5/23) re: Bookmobile options and US Cellular re: new mobile hotspot (5/24). All staff completed SCLS-required Infosec phishing/computer security training. 
                   
BUDGET REPORT                
                   
Deposits                  
  Date Deposits Amount    
Village Library Account 5/11/2022 SCLS continuing education grant (Bailey) $135.00    
5/11/2022 Fines & Fees (cash) $40.45    
  5/26/2022 Village of Arlington donation $500.00    
  5/26/2022 Friends of Poy Library donation (bulletin board) $68.69    
  5/26/2022 Fines & Fees (cash) $23.70    
                   
Deposits (Continued)              
Library Checking Account at Hometown Bank 5/11/2022 Misc. Cash Donations (Undesignated) $15.60    
5/26/2022   $40.20    
         
         Total  $823.64    
                   
Expenses                  
Vouchers Amount Description    
Amazon $1,586.41 Books; donated books; Summer Reading Program; Friends donations; DVD/BluRay  
Barking Dog Exhibits $2,039.72 StoryWalk (50% down; ALA-ARP grant funds)  
Complete Office $97.71 Bulletin board - Career Center (ALA-ARP grant funds)  
Complete Office $68.69 Bulletin board (paid for by the Friends of Poy Lib)  
Complete Office $70.22 Office supplies expense  
Midwest Tape $110.45 DVDs & BluRays  
Piggly Wiggly $31.87 Programs  
Rhyme $160.16 Copier - office expense  
SCLS $206.41 Coordinated order - materials proc/office expense  
US Cellular $0.00 New mobile hotspot service beginning in June*  
Verizon $0.00 Old hotspot (*05/24:  closed acct; pd bal. w/Visa)  
VISA $528.05 Books; programs; ALA grant purchases; Verizon final bill  
Shining Bright $225.00 Custodial expense - May  
CenturyLink $157.22 Phone & fax - May  
Alliant Energy  $330.45 Electric ($270.06) + gas ($60.39) - May  
Salaries $9,438.22 Paid on 05/05 & 05/19  
   Total  $15,050.58