Director's Report, November 14, 2017

LIBRARY DIRECTOR'S REPORT
14-Nov-17
                 
Library News              
Jeanne Mutchler, Caryn Stone and Lindsey Ganz opened the Library Checking Account on October 24 at the United Community Bank in Poynette. Caryn Stone has completed her project of organizing the board filing cabinet as well as other paperwork that is filed in the upstairs storage. There have been a few issues with the back door getting stuck while locked and public works has looked at the door and is aware of the problem. We have been proctoring exams for six different individuals this fall which is more than our usual.
   
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 1,442        
  September 1,014 1,520 1,387        
  October 1,040 1,831 1,445        
  November 848 1,925          
  December 949 1,427          
  TOTAL 12,053 15,747 13,817        
                 
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 5,923    
  September 5,110 5,346 4,481 4,304 4,240    
  October 5,732 5,105 4,826 4,221 4,637    
  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 48,900    
Percent Change in YTD CKO -5.19% -7.58% -8.57% -4.44% 6.86%    
                 
Programs                
The Packer Program and Tailgate Party at Pioneer Place was well attended and many residents had positive comments following the presentation. Unfortunately, Jim Rice had to cancel the evening presentation that was going to be held a the Library.  Upcoming Events: Cars 3 Movie: November 18 at 10:30 am; Author Valerie Biel at High School: November 16 from 7:30 am - 11:15; Adult Craft - Vintage Sharpie Art: November 16 at 6:00 pm. Sharpie Mug Craft at Pioneer Place: November 28 at 10am.
                 
2017 Adult Programs            
  Book Club Knit & Crochet Euchre Cribbage Craft Wood Carvers Senior Outreach 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   15 24 17 11 19   9
September 7 13 23 15 34 16 14  
October   15 17 10 31 25 24  
November                
December              
TOTAL 23 156 207 123 247 213 48 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       2 79 26    
September 92 31 20 28   24    
October 229 28 52 2   14    
November                
December          
TOTAL 1,531 157 218 53 590 258 69 107
                 
   
        2017 # Participants    
  Summer Incentive Reading Program 328    
  Winter Reading Program 70    
  1,000 Books Before Kindergarten 19    
  Baby Board Book Program 13    
                 
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          
Emily from SCLS visited our library for our annual visit to interview us about happenings here at Poynette. Lindsey Ganz and Jeanne Mutchler attended the Friends of the Library meeting on Monday, October 23rd. The Friends are focused on planning for the Silent Auction and Cookie Sale. Lindsey Ganz attended the Columbia County Directors meeting on November 10 in Wisconsin Dells. Katy Hanousek attended the Youth Programming training at Olbrich and Back to the Books meeting in Portage for programming ideas 
                 
                 
Deposits Date Deposits Amount  
Village Account 10/11/2017 Cash - Fines & Fees  $                       140.00  
  10/11/2017 Checks -  Fines & Fees  $                         21.45  
  10/13/2017 Donation - Town of Lowville  $                   2,500.00  
  10/13/2017 Cash - Fines & Fees  $                         80.00  
  10/20/2017 Cash - Fines & Fees  $                       149.15  
  10/27/2017 Cash - Fines & Fees  $                         20.00  
  10/27/2017 Checks -  Fines & Fees  $                         34.82  
  10/27/2017 Checks - donation purchases  $                       109.94  
  11/9/2017 Checks -  Fines & Fees  $                         12.50  
  11/9/2017 Cash - Fines & Fees  $                         80.00  
Library Account 10/27/2017 Donation from Alliant Energy - J. Schroeder  $                       300.00  
         Total   $                   3,447.86  
                 
Expenses                
                 
Vouchers Amount Description  
VISA   $                             397.35 programs, donation purchase, furniture  
Amazon  $                             776.19 books, office, DVD, programs, Maint. Supplies  
CINTAS  $                               71.22 maintenance supplies  
Piggly Wiggly  $                             141.57 programs, office expense  
Valerie Biel  $                             175.00 author visit  
Complete Office of Wisconsin  $                               27.99 office supplies  
High Country Electric  $                         1,281.00 Building Maintenance  
       
       
Shining Brite  $                             281.25 cleaning  
CenturyLink  $                             139.77 Phone & Fax  
Alliant Energy   $                             499.25 Electric & Gas  
Salaries 10/12, and 10/26  $                         7,385.14    
Mileage/Expenses/Longevity  $                               34.24 mileage  
   Total   $                       11,209.97