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Statistical Report for August 2021

Prepared on September 20, 2021

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Monthly Stats Brief Narrative

Through August 2021, the number of patrons entering our buildings stayed about the same system-wide compared to this same time year-to-date the previous year. Combined physical and digital use of library materials increased year-to-date compared to 2020. About 7% of our registered cardholders checked out a physical item this past month, while about 2% of registered cardholders checked out a digital item.

Digital vs. Total Circs

Digital usage has comprised about 29% of total materials use year-to-date through August 2021, and digital usage stayed about the same from this time in 2020.

In August 2021, BDL patrons saved $93,757.78 by checking out 8,486 physical items from the library. Our programming for all ages and our digital services further increase the library's value to the community, bringing the total estimated value to $126,049.26.

Programs

Compared to this time year-to-date 2020, the number of programs BDL offered has greatly increased. Attendance at programs greatly decreased over this same period.

There were a total of 11 visits to the library for curbside service.

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Attendance
August 2021

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  Algansee Bronson Coldwater Quincy Sherwood Union Twp. BDL Monthly Total BDL YTD BDL Year End (Year-over-Year Change)
2020 2019 2018 2017 2016
Attendance 191 1,196 4,198 860 315 704 7,464 44,242 (-2%) 63,336 (-66%) 183,677 (-4%) 191,866 (-1%) 193,922 (-4%) 200,991 (+3%)
Previous Year 193 902 2,719 1,026 130 600 5,570 45,017 183,677 191,866 193,922 200,991 195,735
Change -1% +33% +54% -16% +142% +17% +34% -2% -66% -4% -1% -4% +3%
Hours Open 94.00 172.00 138.00 162.50 129.00 157.00 852.50 6,839.00 (+49%) 7,132.50 (-37%) 11,250.25 (-9%) 12,312.00 (+13%) 10,869.15 (-0%) 10,877.50 (+25%)
Previous Year 108.00 183.00 245.00 157.00 148.00 168.00 1,009.00 4,590.00 11,250.25 12,312.00 10,869.15 10,877.50 8,703.00
Change -13% -6% -44% +3% -13% -7% -16% +49% -37% -9% +13% -0% +25%
Number of Hours Scheduled Open Each Week (Tracking Since 1/2018) 26.00 43.00 57.00 38.00 35.00 40.00 239.00 237.00 (-2%) 241.00 (-2%) 245.00 0.00 0.00
Previous Year 26.00 43.00 56.00 37.00 35.00 40.00 237.00 241.00 245.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Change +2% +3% +1% -2% -2%
Weekly Schedule (Tracking Since 1/2018) MON: Closed TUE: Noon - 5pm WED: 11am - 5pm THU: Noon - 5pm FRI: 11am - 5pm SAT: 9am - 1pm SUN: Closed MON: 10am - 6pm TUE: 10am - 6pm WED: 10am - 6pm THU: 10am - 6pm FRI: 10am - 6pm SAT: 10am - 1pm SUN: Closed MON: 10am - 8pm TUE: 9am - 7pm WED: 9am - 7pm THU: 9am - 7pm FRI: 9am - 7pm SAT: 9am - 4pm SUN: Closed MON: 10pm - 6pm TUE: 8am - 5pm WED: 8am - 5pm THU: Closed FRI: 8am - 5pm SAT: 8am - Noon SUN: Closed MON: 1pm - 5pm TUE: 9am - 6pm WED: 8am - 2pm THU: 9am - 5pm FRI: 1pm - 5pm SAT: 9am - 1pm SUN: Closed MON: 1pm - 5pm TUE: 9am - 6pm WED: 9am - 5pm THU: 9am - 5pm FRI: 9pm - 4pm SAT: 9am - 1pm SUN: Closed
Previous Year MON: Closed TUE: Noon - 5pm WED: 11am - 5pm THU: Noon - 5pm FRI: 11am - 5pm SAT: 9am - 1pm SUN: Closed MON: 10am - 6pm TUE: 10am - 6pm WED: 10am - 6pm THU: 10am - 6pm FRI: 10am - 6pm SAT: 10am - 1pm SUN: Closed MON: 10am - 8pm TUE: 9am - 7pm WED: 9am - 7pm THU: 9am - 7pm FRI: 9am - 7pm SAT: 9am - 4pm SUN: Closed MON: 12pm - 6pm TUE: 9am - 5pm WED: 9am - 5pm THU: 9am - 1pm FRI: 9am - 5pm SAT: 9am - Noon SUN: Closed MON: 1pm - 5pm TUE: 9am - 6pm WED: 8am - 2pm THU: 9am - 5pm FRI: 1pm - 5pm SAT: 9am - 1pm SUN: Closed MON: 1pm - 5pm TUE: 9am - 6pm WED: 9am - 5pm THU: 9am - 5pm FRI: 9pm - 4pm SAT: 9am - 1pm SUN: Closed
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Patrons
August 2021

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  Algansee Bronson Coldwater Quincy Sherwood Union Twp. BDL Monthly Total BDL YTD BDL Year End (Year-over-Year Change)
2020 2019 2018 2017 2016
Population in our Service Area (Tracking Since 2018) 44,959 45,015 (avg) (+0%) 44,931 (avg) (-0%) 45,093 (avg) (-0%) 45,113 (avg) 0 (avg) 0 (avg)
Previous Year 44,935 44,929 (avg) 45,093 (avg) 45,113 (avg) 0 (avg) 0 (avg) 0 (avg)
Change +0% +0% -0% -0%
Library Card Holders 330 3,181 14,482 2,076 455 2,009 22,533 22,160 (avg) (+5%) 21,365 (avg) (+4%) 20,493 (avg) (-4%) 21,350 (avg) (-16%) 25,346 (avg) (+3%) 24,554 (avg) (+4%)
Previous Year 312 3,042 14,181 1,990 443 1,968 21,936 21,041 (avg) 20,493 (avg) 21,350 (avg) 25,346 (avg) 24,554 (avg) 23,512 (avg)
Change +6% +5% +2% +4% +3% +2% +3% +5% +4% -4% -16% +3% +4%
Patrons Who Checked Out a Physical Item 38 253 816 178 65 170 1,520 1,301 (avg) (+23%) 1,102 (avg) (-48%) 2,136 (avg) (-2%) 2,180 (avg) (-5%) 2,305 (avg) (-1%) 2,336 (avg) (-1%)
Previous Year 32 207 648 155 45 190 1,277 1,058 (avg) 2,136 (avg) 2,180 (avg) 2,305 (avg) 2,336 (avg) 2,355 (avg)
Change +19% +22% +26% +15% +44% -11% +19% +23% -48% -2% -5% -1% -1%
New Library Card Holders Added 3 9 39 10 0 1 62 368 (-69%) 1,304 (+111%) 618 (-39%) 1,021 (+21%) 844 (-15%) 989 (-9%)
Previous Year 0 2 963 2 0 5 972 1,195 618 1,021 844 989 1,086
Change +350% -96% +400% -80% -94% -69% +111% -39% +21% -15% -9%
In-House Holds Filled for Our Library Card Holders 12 67 419 64 78 97 737 7,478 (+44%) 9,467 (-10%) 10,527 (-4%) 10,987 (-6%) 11,650 (+12%) 10,407 (+2%)
Previous Year 0 137 447 102 89 70 845 5,207 10,527 10,987 11,650 10,407 10,225
Change -51% -6% -37% -12% +39% -13% +44% -10% -4% -6% +12% +2%
Active Hoopla Users 312 302 (avg) (-10%) 322 (avg) (+11%) 290 (avg) (+14%) 255 (avg) (+50%) 170 (avg) (+92%) 89 (avg)
Previous Year 314 335 (avg) 290 (avg) 255 (avg) 170 (avg) 89 (avg) 0 (avg)
Change -1% -10% +11% +14% +50% +92%
Active OverDrive Users 213 222 (avg) (-8%) 234 (avg) (+10%) 213 (avg) (+18%) 180 (avg) (+27%) 143 (avg) (-1%) 144 (avg) (-1%)
Previous Year 220 242 (avg) 213 (avg) 180 (avg) 143 (avg) 144 (avg) 144 (avg)
Change -3% -8% +10% +18% +27% -1% -1%

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Physical Collection
Tracking Item-Type Breakdown Since 8/2017

August 2021


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  Algansee Bronson Coldwater Quincy Sherwood Union Twp. BDL Monthly Total BDL YTD BDL Year End (Year-over-Year Change)
2020 2019 2018 2017 2016
Physical Books and All other Print Materials in the Catalog 4,663 14,328 38,645 15,325 7,366 10,292 90,619 91,278 (-8%) 98,689 (-2%) 100,253 (-0%) 100,293 0
Previous Year 4,698 13,041 37,869 17,711 7,355 9,216 89,890 98,689 100,253 100,293 0 0
Change -1% +10% +2% -13% +0% +12% +1% -8% -2% -0%
Physical Audiobooks in the Catalog 13 73 1,438 208 3 121 1,856 1,949 (+9%) 1,783 (-5%) 1,881 (+2%) 1,852 0
Previous Year 14 73 1,338 297 3 86 1,811 1,783 1,881 1,852 0 0
Change -7% +7% -30% +41% +2% +9% -5% +2%
Physical Video Materials in the Catalog 767 1,538 4,246 1,729 1,682 1,570 11,532 11,352 (-1%) 11,460 (+8%) 10,579 (+1%) 10,519 0
Previous Year 835 1,395 3,893 2,037 1,608 1,372 11,140 11,460 10,579 10,519 0 0
Change -8% +10% +9% -15% +5% +14% +4% -1% +8% +1%
Physical Music Recordings in the Catalog 1 6 11 4 0 20 42 178 (+12%) 159 (-53%) 337 (-2%) 345 0
Previous Year 1 8 23 127 0 19 178 159 337 345 0 0
Change -25% -52% -97% +5% -76% +12% -53% -2%
TOTAL Physical Items in the Catalog 5,444 15,945 44,340 17,266 9,051 12,003 104,049 105,257 (-6%) 112,053 (-1%) 113,050 (+0%) 113,009 (-11%) 126,407 (-4%)
Previous Year 5,548 14,517 43,123 20,172 8,966 10,693 103,019 112,053 113,050 113,009 126,407 131,432
Change -2% +10% +3% -14% +1% +12% +1% -6% -1% +0% -11% -4%

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Digital Collection
Tracking Since 8/2017

August 2021


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  Algansee Bronson Coldwater Quincy Sherwood Union Twp. BDL Monthly Total BDL YTD BDL Year End (Year-over-Year Change)
2020 2019 2018 2017 2016
Ebooks in All Digital Collections 561,288 480,691 (+30%) 370,666 (+21%) 306,595 (+33%) 230,178 0
Previous Year 456,810 370,666 306,595 230,178 0 0
Change +23% +30% +21% +33%
Audiobooks in All Digital Collections 140,581 128,892 (+50%) 86,004 (+19%) 71,995 (+36%) 52,833 0
Previous Year 112,278 86,004 71,995 52,833 0 0
Change +25% +50% +19% +36%
Video Materials in All Digital Collections 21,339 17,791 (+9%) 16,267 (+14%) 14,229 (-10%) 15,767 0
Previous Year 17,377 16,267 14,229 15,767 0 0
Change +23% +9% +14% -10%
Music Recordings in All Digital Collections 280,325 273,294 (+1%) 271,614 (+13%) 239,705 (-14%) 280,259 0
Previous Year 270,283 271,614 239,705 280,259 0 0
Change +4% +1% +13% -14%
Periodicals in All Digital Collections 3,758 3,668 0 0 0 0
Previous Year 3,668 0 0 0 0 0
Change +2%
TOTAL of All Digital Collections 1,007,291 904,336 (+21%) 744,551 (+18%) 632,524 (+9%) 579,037 0
Previous Year 860,416 744,551 632,524 579,037 0 0
Change +17% +21% +18% +9%

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Total Collection
Tracking Since 8/2017

August 2021


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  Algansee Bronson Coldwater Quincy Sherwood Union Twp. BDL Monthly Total BDL YTD BDL Year End (Year-over-Year Change)
2020 2019 2018 2017 2016
Combined Physical Items 5,444 15,945 44,340 17,266 9,051 12,003 104,049 105,257 (-6%) 112,053 (-1%) 113,050 (+0%) 113,009 (-11%) 126,407 (-4%)
Previous Year 5,548 14,517 43,123 20,172 8,966 10,693 103,019 112,053 113,050 113,009 126,407 131,432
Change -2% +10% +3% -14% +1% +12% +1% -6% -1% +0% -11% -4%
Combined Digital Collections 1,007,291 904,336 (+21%) 744,551 (+18%) 632,524 (+9%) 579,037 0
Previous Year 860,416 744,551 632,524 579,037 0 0
Change +17% +21% +18% +9%
TOTAL of all Collections 5,444 15,945 44,340 17,266 9,051 12,003 1,107,582 1,009,593 (+18%) 856,604 (+15%) 745,574 (+8%) 692,046 (+447%) 126,407 (-4%)
Previous Year 5,548 14,517 43,123 20,172 8,966 10,693 963,435 856,604 745,574 692,046 126,407 131,432
Change -2% +10% +3% -14% +1% +12% +15% +18% +15% +8% +447% -4%

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Use of Physical Items
August 2021

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  Algansee Bronson Coldwater Quincy Sherwood Union Twp. BDL Monthly Total BDL YTD BDL Year End (Year-over-Year Change)
2020 2019 2018 2017 2016
Checkouts of Cataloged Items 88 1,121 3,223 822 376 654 6,284 44,533 (+32%) 52,227 (-53%) 110,285 (-3%) 113,128 (-6%) 120,916 (+2%) 118,595 (-3%)
Previous Year 122 1,237 2,392 816 246 749 5,562 33,842 110,285 113,128 120,916 118,595 121,841
Change -28% -9% +35% +1% +53% -13% +13% +32% -53% -3% -6% +2% -3%
Renewals of Cataloged Items 28 12 421 87 82 82 712 5,572 (+35%) 7,181 (-47%) 13,490 (-1%) 13,607 (-8%) 14,804 (-4%) 15,480 (+0%)
Previous Year 18 125 356 56 66 101 722 4,138 13,490 13,607 14,804 15,480 15,434
Change +56% -90% +18% +55% +24% -19% -1% +35% -47% -1% -8% -4% +0%
Items Used in the Library But Not Checked Out 28 2 37 1 0 33 101 1,786 (-69%) 6,404 (+54%) 4,166 (+49%) 2,803 (-8%) 3,050 (+126%) 1,351 (+7,011%)
Previous Year 45 21 41 1 0 4,614 4,722 5,738 4,166 2,803 3,050 1,351 19
Change -38% -90% -10% -99% -98% -69% +54% +49% -8% +126% +7,011%
Checkouts of Uncataloged Items 0 62 133 3 0 0 198 862 (+12%) 1,001 (-70%) 3,294 (-16%) 3,904 (+38%) 2,839 (-38%) 4,578 (+4%)
Previous Year 14 24 0 0 0 0 38 768 3,294 3,904 2,839 4,578 4,385
Change +158% +421% +12% -70% -16% +38% -38% +4%
Requests from BDL Patrons for Items at Other MeLCat Libraries, Actually Fulfilled 703 4,848 (+106%) 4,599 (-53%) 9,873 (+1%) 9,777 (+20%) 8,169 (+15%) 7,112 (+16%)
Previous Year 462 2,352 9,873 9,777 8,169 7,112 6,118
Change +52% +106% -53% +1% +20% +15% +16%
Requests from Other MeLCat Libraries for Items at BDL, Actually Fulfilled 488 3,662 (+118%) 3,175 (-58%) 7,582 (-23%) 9,810 (+25%) 7,867 (+11%) 7,068 (+46%)
Previous Year 392 1,679 7,582 9,810 7,867 7,068 4,855
Change +24% +118% -58% -23% +25% +11% +46%
TOTAL Use of Physical Items 144 1,197 3,814 913 458 769 8,486 61,263 (+26%) 74,587 (-50%) 148,690 (-3%) 153,029 (-3%) 157,645 (+2%) 154,184 (+1%)
Previous Year 199 1,407 2,789 873 312 5,464 11,898 48,517 148,690 153,029 157,645 154,184 152,652
Change -28% -15% +37% +5% +47% -86% -29% +26% -50% -3% -3% +2% +1%

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Use of Digital Resources
August 2021

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  Algansee Bronson Coldwater Quincy Sherwood Union Twp. BDL Monthly Total BDL YTD BDL Year End (Year-over-Year Change)
2020 2019 2018 2017 2016
OverDrive Checkouts 1,095 8,730 (-3%) 13,051 (+21%) 10,822 (+14%) 9,501 (+21%) 7,823 (+4%) 7,502 (+2%)
Previous Year 1,037 9,005 10,822 9,501 7,823 7,502 7,380
Change +6% -3% +21% +14% +21% +4% +2%
Hoopla Checkouts 1,148 8,575 (-9%) 13,604 (+9%) 12,530 (-2%) 12,796 (+20%) 10,669 (+96%) 5,432
Previous Year 1,064 9,469 12,530 12,796 10,669 5,432 0
Change +8% -9% +9% -2% +20% +96%
All Other Digital Services 1,651 7,144 (+25%) 7,140 (-33%) 10,604 (+11%) 9,572 (-72%) 34,047 (-46%) 62,788 (+38%)
Previous Year 840 5,730 10,604 9,572 34,047 62,788 45,565
Change +97% +25% -33% +11% -72% -46% +38%
TOTAL Use of Digital Resources 3,894 24,801 (-1%) 34,861 (+3%) 33,956 (+7%) 31,869 (-39%) 52,539 (-31%) 75,722 (+43%)
Previous Year 3,028 24,947 33,956 31,869 52,539 75,722 52,945
Change +29% -1% +3% +7% -39% -31% +43%

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Total Item Usage
August 2021

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  Algansee Bronson Coldwater Quincy Sherwood Union Twp. BDL Monthly Total BDL YTD BDL Year End (Year-over-Year Change)
2020 2019 2018 2017 2016
Combined Checkouts of Physical Items 144 1,197 3,814 913 458 769 8,486 61,263 (+26%) 74,587 (-50%) 148,690 (-3%) 153,029 (-3%) 157,645 (+2%) 154,184 (+1%)
Previous Year 199 1,407 2,789 873 312 5,464 11,898 48,517 148,690 153,029 157,645 154,184 152,652
Change -28% -15% +37% +5% +47% -86% -29% +26% -50% -3% -3% +2% +1%
Combined Use of Digital Resources 3,894 24,801 (-1%) 34,861 (+3%) 33,956 (+7%) 31,869 (-39%) 52,539 (-31%) 75,722 (+43%)
Previous Year 3,028 24,947 33,956 31,869 52,539 75,722 52,945
Change +29% -1% +3% +7% -39% -31% +43%
TOTAL Uses of All BDL Items 144 1,197 3,814 913 458 769 12,380 86,064 (+17%) 109,448 (-40%) 182,646 (-1%) 184,898 (-12%) 210,184 (-9%) 229,906 (+12%)
Previous Year 199 1,407 2,789 873 312 5,464 14,926 73,464 182,646 184,898 210,184 229,906 205,597
Change -28% -15% +37% +5% +47% -86% -17% +17% -40% -1% -12% -9% +12%

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Cataloging
August 2021

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  Algansee Bronson Coldwater Quincy Sherwood Union Twp. BDL Monthly Total BDL YTD BDL Year End (Year-over-Year Change)
2020 2019 2018 2017 2016
Physical Items Added to the Catalog 98 161 556 131 47 201 1,194 8,443 (+38%) 9,938 (+2%) 9,719 (-12%) 11,056 (+0%) 11,009 (-1%) 11,091 (+29%)
Previous Year 41 48 397 359 117 252 1,214 6,112 9,719 11,056 11,009 11,091 8,582
Change +139% +235% +40% -64% -60% -20% -2% +38% +2% -12% +0% -1% +29%
Physical Items Deleted from the Catalog 183 151 67 73 2 8 484 14,238 (-7%) 17,003 (+58%) 10,769 (-2%) 10,941 (-55%) 24,366 (+53%) 15,968 (+84%)
Previous Year 0 7 901 31 2 797 1,738 15,329 10,769 10,941 24,366 15,968 8,668
Change +2,057% -93% +135% -99% -72% -7% +58% -2% -55% +53% +84%

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Reference Questions
August 2021

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  Algansee Bronson Coldwater Quincy Sherwood Union Twp. BDL Monthly Total BDL YTD BDL Year End (Year-over-Year Change)
2020 2019 2018 2017 2016
General Reference Questions in Person 14 98 309 24 331 27 803 5,219 (+92%) 4,347 (-50%) 8,748 (+32%) 6,641 (-12%) 7,537 (+20%) 6,285 (+124%)
Previous Year 0 162 149 19 115 23 468 2,721 8,748 6,641 7,537 6,285 2,806
Change -40% +107% +26% +188% +17% +72% +92% -50% +32% -12% +20% +124%
Questions via Telephone Calls 4 57 258 1 46 56 422 3,988 (+81%) 4,559 (+11%) 4,111 (+6%) 3,866 (-24%) 5,079 (+10%) 4,622 (+60%)
Previous Year 0 103 259 4 8 61 435 2,208 4,111 3,866 5,079 4,622 2,885
Change -45% -0% -75% +475% -8% -3% +81% +11% +6% -24% +10% +60%
Reference Questions Delivered Online 0 0 9 12 0 0 21 212 (+50%) 243 (-14%) 281 (+85%) 152 (-35%) 233 (-23%) 304 (+34%)
Previous Year 0 0 26 11 0 0 37 141 281 152 233 304 227
Change -65% +9% -43% +50% -14% +85% -35% -23% +34%
In-Person Questions on Computer or Internet Use 0 19 292 12 60 7 390 2,155 (+5%) 2,767 (-63%) 7,505 (+6%) 7,068 (-3%) 7,285 (+11%) 6,568 (+18%)
Previous Year 0 41 263 0 18 9 331 2,056 7,505 7,068 7,285 6,568 5,551
Change -54% +11% +233% -22% +18% +5% -63% +6% -3% +11% +18%
In-Person Questions about Our Online Databases 0 0 5 1 11 1 18 95 (+58%) 107 (-69%) 349 (-15%) 409 (+13%) 363 (+114%) 170 (+85%)
Previous Year 0 0 5 0 0 0 5 60 349 409 363 170 92
Change +260% +58% -69% -15% +13% +114% +85%
In-Person Tax Form Questions 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 232 (-18%) 286 (-12%) 326 (-37%) 518 (+5%) 493 (+4%) 473 (-18%)
Previous Year 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 282 326 518 493 473 579
Change -18% -12% -37% +5% +4% -18%
TOTAL of All Reference Questions 18 174 874 50 448 91 1,655 11,901 (+59%) 12,309 (-42%) 21,320 (+14%) 18,654 (-11%) 20,990 (+14%) 18,422 (+52%)
Previous Year 0 306 703 34 141 93 1,277 7,468 21,320 18,654 20,990 18,422 12,140
Change -43% +24% +47% +218% -2% +30% +59% -42% +14% -11% +14% +52%

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Notary Services
Began 9/2017 at Coldwater Only

August 2021


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  Algansee Bronson Coldwater Quincy Sherwood Union Twp. BDL Monthly Total BDL YTD BDL Year End (Year-over-Year Change)
2020 2019 2018 2017 2016
Patrons Who Used our Free Notary Services 0 1 5 0 2 0 8 42 (+91%) 46 (-52%) 95 (+44%) 66 (+371%) 14 0
Previous Year 0 1 2 0 0 0 3 22 95 66 14 0 0
Change +150% +167% +91% -52% +44% +371%
Documents Notarized 0 1 5 0 4 0 10 61 (+118%) 54 (-56%) 124 (+85%) 67 (+253%) 19 0
Previous Year 0 1 1 0 0 0 2 28 124 67 19 0 0
Change +400% +400% +118% -56% +85% +253%

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MeLCat
August 2021

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  Algansee Bronson Coldwater Quincy Sherwood Union Twp. BDL Monthly Total BDL YTD BDL Year End (Year-over-Year Change)
2020 2019 2018 2017 2016
Requests from BDL Patrons for Items at Other MeLCat Libraries 776 5,145 (+98%) 5,026 (-52%) 10,538 (+1%) 10,462 (+20%) 8,699 (+14%) 7,643 (+5%)
Previous Year 589 2,603 10,538 10,462 8,699 7,643 7,280
Change +32% +98% -52% +1% +20% +14% +5%
Requests from BDL Patrons for Items at Other MeLCat Libraries, Actually Fulfilled 703 4,848 (+106%) 4,599 (-53%) 9,873 (+1%) 9,777 (+20%) 8,169 (+15%) 7,112 (+16%)
Previous Year 462 2,352 9,873 9,777 8,169 7,112 6,118
Change +52% +106% -53% +1% +20% +15% +16%
Requests from Other MeLCat Libraries for Items at BDL 498 3,948 (+70%) 4,067 (-52%) 8,405 (-18%) 10,296 (+29%) 7,994 (+13%) 7,096 (+18%)
Previous Year 589 2,316 8,405 10,296 7,994 7,096 5,989
Change -15% +70% -52% -18% +29% +13% +18%
Requests from Other MeLCat Libraries for Items at BDL, Actually Fulfilled 488 3,662 (+118%) 3,175 (-58%) 7,582 (-23%) 9,810 (+25%) 7,867 (+11%) 7,068 (+46%)
Previous Year 392 1,679 7,582 9,810 7,867 7,068 4,855
Change +24% +118% -58% -23% +25% +11% +46%

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Programs Held
August 2021

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  Algansee Bronson Coldwater Quincy Sherwood Union Twp. BDL Monthly Total BDL YTD BDL Year End (Year-over-Year Change)
2020 2019 2018 2017 2016
Early Childhood Literacy Programs Held (Tracking since 2021) 0 0 19 0 0 4 23 65 0 0 0 0 0
Previous Year 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Change
Juvenile Programs Held 1 2 0 1 2 5 11 124 (-65%) 551 (-31%) 804 (+10%) 730 (+1%) 720 (+19%) 604 (+5%)
Previous Year 1 7 32 4 0 8 52 357 804 730 720 604 575
Change -71% -75% -38% -79% -65% -31% +10% +1% +19% +5%
Young Adult Programs Held 0 1 0 0 0 7 8 47 (-57%) 138 (-55%) 304 (-10%) 338 (+41%) 239 (+47%) 163 (+8%)
Previous Year 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 109 304 338 239 163 151
Change -57% -55% -10% +41% +47% +8%
Adult Programs Held 0 0 0 0 0 4 4 61 (-64%) 257 (+54%) 167 (+23%) 136 (-7%) 146 (-34%) 220 (+40%)
Previous Year 1 1 39 1 3 2 47 168 167 136 146 220 157
Change +100% -91% -64% +54% +23% -7% -34% +40%
All-Ages Programs Held (Tracking since 2021) 2 1 1 3 1 3 11 43 0 0 0 0 0
Previous Year 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Change
Early Childhood Literacy Summer Reading Programs Held (Tracking since 2021) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 0 0 0 0 0
Previous Year 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Change
Juvenile Summer Reading Events Held 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 96 0 173 (+52%) 114 (+20%) 95 (+7%) 89 (+6%)
Previous Year 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 173 114 95 89 84
Change +52% +20% +7% +6%
Young Adult Summer Reading Events Held 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 25 0 61 (+24%) 49 (-14%) 57 (+97%) 29 (-66%)
Previous Year 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 61 49 57 29 85
Change +24% -14% +97% -66%
Adult Summer Reading Events Held 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 27 0 17 (+467%) 3 0 3 (-40%)
Previous Year 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 17 3 0 3 5
Change +467% -40%
All-Ages Summer Reading Programs Held (Tracking since 2021) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 26 0 0 0 0 0
Previous Year 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Change
Computer Classes Held 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 (-99%) 81 (+305%) 20 (-9%) 22 (+57%) 14 (-36%)
Previous Year 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 81 20 22 14 22
Change -99% +305% -9% +57% -36%
TOTAL of All Programs 3 4 20 4 3 23 57 1,245 (+96%) 947 (-41%) 1,607 (+16%) 1,390 (+9%) 1,279 (+14%) 1,122 (+4%)
Previous Year 2 8 71 5 3 10 99 634 1,607 1,390 1,279 1,122 1,079
Change +50% -50% -72% -20% +130% -42% +96% -41% +16% +9% +14% +4%

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Program Attendance
August 2021

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  Algansee Bronson Coldwater Quincy Sherwood Union Twp. BDL Monthly Total BDL YTD BDL Year End (Year-over-Year Change)
2020 2019 2018 2017 2016
Attendees at Early Childhood Literacy Programs (Tracking since 2021) 0 0 18 0 0 10 28 967 0 0 0 0 0
Previous Year 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Change
Attendees at Juvenile Programs 100 125 0 10 5 21 261 2,377 (-87%) 25,317 (+73%) 14,654 (-7%) 15,725 (+2%) 15,351 (+48%) 10,371 (+23%)
Previous Year 38 229 2,121 260 0 685 3,333 18,776 14,654 15,725 15,351 10,371 8,415
Change +163% -45% -96% -97% -92% -87% +73% -7% +2% +48% +23%
Attendees at Young Adult Programs 0 50 0 0 0 93 143 459 (-84%) 3,204 (+29%) 2,489 (-23%) 3,218 (-15%) 3,806 (+276%) 1,011 (+14%)
Previous Year 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2,912 2,489 3,218 3,806 1,011 884
Change -84% +29% -23% -15% +276% +14%
Attendees at Adult Programs 0 0 0 0 0 18 18 1,567 (-87%) 16,263 (+519%) 2,627 (+33%) 1,970 (-0%) 1,979 (-3%) 2,048 (-5%)
Previous Year 24 24 3,270 24 64 245 3,651 12,348 2,627 1,970 1,979 2,048 2,157
Change -93% -100% -87% +519% +33% -0% -3% -5%
Attendees at All-Ages Programs (Tracking since 2021) 311 301 301 330 301 303 1,847 3,360 0 0 0 0 0
Previous Year 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Change
Attendees at Early Childhood Literacy Summer Reading Programs (Tracking since 2021) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 146 0 0 0 0 0
Previous Year 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Change
Attendees at Juvenile Summer Reading Events 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1,798 0 4,186 (+8%) 3,864 (+24%) 3,116 (-20%) 3,904 (+56%)
Previous Year 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4,186 3,864 3,116 3,904 2,499
Change +8% +24% -20% +56%
Attendees at Young Adult Summer Reading Events 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 181 0 279 (-16%) 333 (-50%) 671 (+127%) 295 (+14%)
Previous Year 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 279 333 671 295 259
Change -16% -50% +127% +14%
Attendees at Adult Summer Reading Events 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 179 0 310 (+265%) 85 0 21 (-73%)
Previous Year 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 310 85 0 21 77
Change +265% -73%
Attendees at All-Ages Summer Programs (Tracking since 2021) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 730 0 0 0 0 0
Previous Year 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Change
Attendees at Computer Classes 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 26 (+30%) 20 (-5%) 21 (+75%) 12 (-59%)
Previous Year 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 26 20 21 12 29
Change +30% -5% +75% -59%
TOTAL of All Program Attendance 411 476 319 340 306 445 2,297 11,765 (-65%) 44,784 (+82%) 24,571 (-3%) 25,215 (+1%) 24,944 (+41%) 17,662 (+23%)
Previous Year 62 253 5,391 284 64 930 6,984 34,036 24,571 25,215 24,944 17,662 14,320
Change +563% +88% -94% +20% +378% -52% -67% -65% +82% -3% +1% +41% +23%

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Summer Reading Overview
August 2021

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  Algansee Bronson Coldwater Quincy Sherwood Union Twp. BDL Monthly Total BDL YTD BDL Year End (Year-over-Year Change)
2020 2019 2018 2017 2016
Juveniles Signed Up for Summer Reading Program 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 407 (+347%) 91 (-87%) 711 (-5%) 747 (-35%) 1,153 (+19%) 967 (+13%)
Previous Year 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 91 711 747 1,153 967 859
Change +347% -87% -5% -35% +19% +13%
Young Adults Signed up for Summer Reading Program 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 77 (+166%) 29 (-78%) 134 (-65%) 378 (-2%) 385 (+241%) 113 (-64%)
Previous Year 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 29 134 378 385 113 311
Change +166% -78% -65% -2% +241% -64%
Adults Signed Up for Summer Reading Program 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 122 (+270%) 33 (-79%) 159 (-36%) 248 (+112%) 117 (+36%) 86 (+1%)
Previous Year 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 33 159 248 117 86 85
Change +270% -79% -36% +112% +36% +1%
Juveniles who Completed Summer Reading Program 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 220 (+142%) 91 (-76%) 385 (+48%) 260 (-50%) 518 (+13%) 459 (-10%)
Previous Year 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 91 385 260 518 459 512
Change +142% -76% +48% -50% +13% -10%
Young Adults who Completed Summer Reading Program 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 38 (+31%) 29 (-63%) 79 (-41%) 135 (-50%) 268 (+332%) 62 (-49%)
Previous Year 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 29 79 135 268 62 122
Change +31% -63% -41% -50% +332% -49%
Adults who Completed Summer Reading Program 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 30 (-9%) 33 (-72%) 118 (-28%) 165 (+72%) 96 (+60%) 60 (+7%)
Previous Year 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 33 118 165 96 60 56
Change -9% -72% -28% +72% +60% +7%
Juvenile Summer Reading Events Held 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 96 0 173 (+52%) 114 (+20%) 95 (+7%) 89 (+6%)
Previous Year 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 173 114 95 89 84
Change +52% +20% +7% +6%
Young Adult Summer Reading Events Held 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 25 0 61 (+24%) 49 (-14%) 57 (+97%) 29 (-66%)
Previous Year 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 61 49 57 29 85
Change +24% -14% +97% -66%
Adult Summer Reading Events Held 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 27 0 17 (+467%) 3 0 3 (-40%)
Previous Year 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 17 3 0 3 5
Change +467% -40%
Attendees at Juvenile Summer Reading Events 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1,798 0 4,186 (+8%) 3,864 (+24%) 3,116 (-20%) 3,904 (+56%)
Previous Year 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4,186 3,864 3,116 3,904 2,499
Change +8% +24% -20% +56%
Attendees at Young Adult Summer Reading Events 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 181 0 279 (-16%) 333 (-50%) 671 (+127%) 295 (+14%)
Previous Year 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 279 333 671 295 259
Change -16% -50% +127% +14%
Attendees at Adult Summer Reading Events 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 179 0 310 (+265%) 85 0 21 (-73%)
Previous Year 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 310 85 0 21 77
Change +265% -73%

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Summer Reading Program Signups
August 2021

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  Algansee Bronson Coldwater Quincy Sherwood Union Twp. BDL Monthly Total BDL YTD BDL Year End (Year-over-Year Change)
2020 2019 2018 2017 2016
Juveniles Signed Up for Summer Reading Program 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 407 (+347%) 91 (-87%) 711 (-5%) 747 (-35%) 1,153 (+19%) 967 (+13%)
Previous Year 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 91 711 747 1,153 967 859
Change +347% -87% -5% -35% +19% +13%
Young Adults Signed up for Summer Reading Program 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 77 (+166%) 29 (-78%) 134 (-65%) 378 (-2%) 385 (+241%) 113 (-64%)
Previous Year 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 29 134 378 385 113 311
Change +166% -78% -65% -2% +241% -64%
Adults Signed Up for Summer Reading Program 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 122 (+270%) 33 (-79%) 159 (-36%) 248 (+112%) 117 (+36%) 86 (+1%)
Previous Year 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 33 159 248 117 86 85
Change +270% -79% -36% +112% +36% +1%
TOTAL Summer Reading Program Signups 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 606 (+296%) 153 (-85%) 1,004 (-27%) 1,373 (-17%) 1,655 (+42%) 1,166 (-7%)
Previous Year 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 153 1,004 1,373 1,655 1,166 1,255
Change +296% -85% -27% -17% +42% -7%

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Summer Reading Program Completions
August 2021

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  Algansee Bronson Coldwater Quincy Sherwood Union Twp. BDL Monthly Total BDL YTD BDL Year End (Year-over-Year Change)
2020 2019 2018 2017 2016
Juveniles who Completed Summer Reading Program 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 220 (+142%) 91 (-76%) 385 (+48%) 260 (-50%) 518 (+13%) 459 (-10%)
Previous Year 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 91 385 260 518 459 512
Change +142% -76% +48% -50% +13% -10%
Young Adults who Completed Summer Reading Program 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 38 (+31%) 29 (-63%) 79 (-41%) 135 (-50%) 268 (+332%) 62 (-49%)
Previous Year 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 29 79 135 268 62 122
Change +31% -63% -41% -50% +332% -49%
Adults who Completed Summer Reading Program 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 30 (-9%) 33 (-72%) 118 (-28%) 165 (+72%) 96 (+60%) 60 (+7%)
Previous Year 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 33 118 165 96 60 56
Change -9% -72% -28% +72% +60% +7%
TOTAL Summer Reading Program Completions 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 288 (+88%) 153 (-74%) 582 (+4%) 560 (-37%) 882 (+52%) 581 (-16%)
Previous Year 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 153 582 560 882 581 690
Change +88% -74% +4% -37% +52% -16%

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Library-Provided Computer Services
August 2021

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  Algansee Bronson Coldwater Quincy Sherwood Union Twp. BDL Monthly Total BDL YTD BDL Year End (Year-over-Year Change)
2020 2019 2018 2017 2016
One-hour sessions on Library Wifi 1,140 2,110 10,882 3,710 2,249 3,621 23,712 183,412 (-6%) 284,892 (-40%) 474,750 (+2%) 465,219 (+9%) 425,714 (+4%) 410,437 (+17%)
Previous Year 184 2,981 11,302 2,489 521 2,323 19,800 195,848 474,750 465,219 425,714 410,437 351,423
Change +520% -29% -4% +49% +332% +56% +20% -6% -40% +2% +9% +4% +17%
Desktop, Laptop, and Tablet Computers Available for Public Use 5 19 36 10 7 15 92 88 88 (-1%) 89 (+22%) 73 73
Previous Year 5 18 35 9 7 14 88 88 89 73 73 73
Change +6% +3% +11% +7% +5% -1% +22%
Sessions on Library-Provided Computers 24 94 926 86 51 193 1,374 6,446 (-15%) 9,604 (-73%) 35,720 (-22%) 45,687 (+3%) 44,181 (+6%) 41,513 (-11%)
Previous Year 4 82 416 24 8 97 631 7,592 35,720 45,687 44,181 41,513 46,405
Change +500% +15% +123% +258% +538% +99% +118% -15% -73% -22% +3% +6% -11%
Hours Library-Provided Computers Used (Tracking Since 2018) 11.22 54.93 694.38 48.45 39.03 128.92 976.93 3,800.71 (-25%) 6,031.58 (-75%) 24,280.36 (-2%) 24,701.55 0.00 0.00
Previous Year 2.00 41.42 226.03 5.20 2.28 52.07 329.00 5,047.99 24,280.36 24,701.55 0.00 0.00 0.00
Change +450% +32% +207% +860% +1,850% +146% +198% -25% -75% -2%
Desktop, Laptop, and Tablet Computers Available for Staff Use 3 8 32 5 3 4 55 52 52 (+4%) 50 (+22%) 41 41
Previous Year 3 8 30 4 3 4 52 52 50 41 41 41
Change +7% +25% +6% +4% +22%

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Website Stats
August 2021

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  Algansee Bronson Coldwater Quincy Sherwood Union Twp. BDL Monthly Total BDL YTD BDL Year End (Year-over-Year Change)
2020 2019 2018 2017 2016
Monthly Website Sessions 3,474 31,480 (+22%) 41,586 (-28%) 58,161 (+28%) 45,594 (-38%) 73,326 (-2%) 75,139 (+3%)
Previous Year 2,906 25,758 58,161 45,594 73,326 75,139 72,706
Change +20% +22% -28% +28% -38% -2% +3%
Monthly Website Page Views 6,775 87,246 (+49%) 92,094 (-29%) 129,778 (+9%) 118,634 (-33%) 177,799 (-2%) 182,084 (+7%)
Previous Year 6,641 58,526 129,778 118,634 177,799 182,084 169,630
Change +2% +49% -29% +9% -33% -2% +7%

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Faxes, Prints, and Sales
August 2021

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  Algansee Bronson Coldwater Quincy Sherwood Union Twp. BDL Monthly Total BDL YTD BDL Year End (Year-over-Year Change)
2020 2019 2018 2017 2016
Fax Pages Received 0 0 7 0 0 0 7 97 (-14%) 149 (-57%) 350 (-16%) 419 (+61%) 260 (+19%) 219 (+27%)
Previous Year 0 0 3 0 0 0 3 113 350 419 260 219 173
Change +133% +133% -14% -57% -16% +61% +19% +27%
Fax Pages Sent 0 33 395 11 1 102 542 3,988 (+66%) 3,935 (-59%) 9,524 (+3%) 9,249 (+138%) 3,879 (+123%) 1,741 (-7%)
Previous Year 0 70 234 47 0 77 428 2,409 9,524 9,249 3,879 1,741 1,882
Change -53% +69% -77% +32% +27% +66% -59% +3% +138% +123% -7%
Free Prints for Job Seekers, Students, etc. 0 0 214 60 10 55 339 1,138 (+45%) 1,091 (-61%) 2,796 (-23%) 3,631 (+16%) 3,128 (+9%) 2,878 (+23%)
Previous Year 4 0 36 5 40 0 85 787 2,796 3,631 3,128 2,878 2,335
Change +494% +1,100% -75% +299% +45% -61% -23% +16% +9% +23%
Black and White Patron Prints (Tracking Since 6/2016) 87 582 3,093 359 51 548 4,720 35,367 (+64%) 33,177 (-56%) 75,818 (-6%) 81,016 (+7%) 75,606 (+113%) 35,561
Previous Year 136 309 2,566 141 15 397 3,564 21,523 75,818 81,016 75,606 35,561 0
Change -36% +88% +21% +155% +240% +38% +32% +64% -56% -6% +7% +113%
Color Patron Prints (Tracking Since 6/2016) 19 25 344 150 40 23 601 5,527 (+93%) 4,709 (-58%) 11,299 (-8%) 12,285 (+20%) 10,253 (+154%) 4,036
Previous Year 117 65 144 42 30 5 403 2,871 11,299 12,285 10,253 4,036 0
Change -84% -62% +139% +257% +33% +360% +49% +93% -58% -8% +20% +154%
Flash Drives Sold (Tracking Since 6/2016) 0 0 1 1 0 2 4 10 (-17%) 18 (-51%) 37 (-10%) 41 (-27%) 56 (+4%) 54
Previous Year 0 1 1 1 0 0 3 12 37 41 56 54 0
Change +33% -17% -51% -10% -27% +4%
Earbuds Sold (Tracking Since 6/2016) 0 2 25 0 2 0 29 91 (-9%) 131 (-72%) 462 (-14%) 538 (+29%) 416 (+151%) 166
Previous Year 0 2 3 0 0 0 5 100 462 538 416 166 0
Change +733% +480% -9% -72% -14% +29% +151%

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Fines and Fees
Overdue Fines Dropped in 2017

August 2021


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  Algansee Bronson Coldwater Quincy Sherwood Union Twp. BDL Monthly Total BDL YTD BDL Year End (Year-over-Year Change)
2020 2019 2018 2017 2016
Fines and Fees Payments Received 0.00 0.00 55.89 0.00 0.00 0.00 55.89 1,061.93 (+7%) 1,717.01 (-44%) $ 3,092.62 (+28%) $ 2,412.73 (-68%) $ 7,628.31 (-24%) $ 10,062.96 (-30%)
Previous Year $ 14.00 $ 10.00 $ 150.21 $ 18.00 $ 0.00 $ 21.95 $ 214.16 $ 995.06 $ 3,092.62 $ 2,412.73 $ 7,628.31 $ 10,062.96 $ 14,448.76
Change -63% -74% +7% -44% +28% -68% -24% -30%
Outstanding Fines and Fees 94.89 176.73 3,090.72 102.48 15.00 272.73 3,752.55 53,362.56 (-4%) 55,588.42 (-0%) 55,850.27 (-34%) 84,232.33 (-63%) 228,102.90 (+3%)
Previous Year $ 569.13 $ 8,620.68 $ 32,528.30 $ 3,705.92 $ 2,016.64 $ 7,231.30 $ 54,671.97 55,588.42 55,850.27 84,232.33 228,102.90 221,076.26
Change -83% -98% -91% -97% -99% -96% -93% -4% -0% -34% -63% +3%

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Debt Collections
Unique Management Services, Inc.
Tracking Since 2014

August 2021


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  Algansee Bronson Coldwater Quincy Sherwood Union Twp. BDL Monthly Total BDL YTD BDL Year End (Year-over-Year Change)
2020 2019 2018 2017 2016
Fine Payments as a Result of Collection Agency's Efforts 0.00 0.00 0.00 $ 268.00 (-94%) $ 4,183.45 (+1,727%) $ 229.00 (-76%) $ 947.13 (+16%)
Previous Year $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 268.00 $ 4,183.45 $ 229.00 $ 947.13 $ 818.48
Change -94% +1,727% -76% +16%
Library Materials Returned as a Result of Collection Agency's Efforts 0.00 0.00 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 462.00 (-48%) $ 888.95 (-33%) $ 1,317.93 (-2%)
Previous Year $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 462.00 $ 888.95 $ 1,317.93 $ 1,346.89
Change -48% -33% -2%
What We Paid Collection Agency for Their Services 0.00 0.00 0.00 $ 134.10 (-75%) $ 528.66 (-5%) $ 558.08 (-45%) $ 1,022.23 (-3%)
Previous Year $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 134.10 $ 528.66 $ 558.08 $ 1,022.23 $ 1,051.42
Change -75% -5% -45% -3%

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Value to Our Service Area
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August 2021


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  Algansee Bronson Coldwater Quincy Sherwood Union Twp. BDL Monthly Total BDL YTD BDL Year End (Year-over-Year Change)
2020 2019 2018 2017 2016
Value from Physical Item Checkouts 93,757.78 679,572.72 (+29%) 822,979.52 (-53%) $ 1,755,554.08 (-7%) $ 1,888,907.75 (-12%) $ 2,135,671.28 (+0%) $ 2,132,387.79 (-2%)
Previous Year $ 87,950.76 $ 527,935.32 $ 1,755,554.08 $ 1,888,907.75 $ 2,135,671.28 $ 2,132,387.79 $ 2,167,140.68
Change +7% +29% -53% -7% -12% +0% -2%
Value from Attending Programs (Tracking Since 1/2018) 11,485.00 58,330.00 (-21%) 126,690.00 (+7%) $ 118,485.00 (-6%) $ 125,795.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00
Previous Year $ 34,920.00 $ 73,460.00 $ 118,485.00 $ 125,795.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00
Change -67% -21% +7% -6%
Value from Fax Service (Tracking Since 1/2018) 549.00 4,085.00 (+64%) 4,056.00 (-60%) $ 10,205.00 (+6%) $ 9,668.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00
Previous Year $ 431.00 $ 2,494.00 $ 10,205.00 $ 9,668.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00
Change +27% +64% -60% +6%
Value from Free Prints (Tracking Since 1/2018) 0 0 0 0 0 0 51 170 (+44%) 163 (-61%) $ 419 (-23%) $ 545 $ 0 $ 0
Previous Year $ 0 $ 0 $ 0 $ 0 $ 0 $ 0 $ 13 $ 117 $ 419 $ 545 $ 0 $ 0 $ 0
Change +317% +44% -61% -23%
Value from Notary Services (Tracking Since 1/2018) 40.00 210.00 (+100%) 225.00 (-53%) $ 475.00 (+44%) $ 330.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00
Previous Year $ 15.00 $ 105.00 $ 475.00 $ 330.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00
Change +167% +100% -53% +44%
Value from Digital Services (Tracking Since 1/2018) 15,576.00 99,204.00 (+1%) 138,316.00 (+2%) $ 135,824.00 (+7%) $ 127,476.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00
Previous Year $ 12,112.00 $ 98,660.00 $ 135,824.00 $ 127,476.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00
Change +29% +1% +2% +7%
Value from Using Library Computers (Tracking Since 1/2018) 2,930.79 11,402.13 (-25%) 18,094.74 (-75%) $ 72,841.08 (-2%) $ 74,104.66 $ 0.00 $ 0.00
Previous Year $ 987.00 $ 15,143.97 $ 72,841.08 $ 74,104.66 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00
Change +197% -25% -75% -2%
Value from Using Library Wifi (Tracking Since 1/2018) 1,659.84 11,772.25 (-14%) 19,942.44 (-40%) $ 33,232.50 (+2%) $ 32,565.33 $ 0.00 $ 0.00
Previous Year $ 1,386.00 $ 13,709.36 $ 33,232.50 $ 32,565.33 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00
Change +20% -14% -40% +2%
TOTAL Value of Free Library Services 126,049.26 864,745.60 (+18%) 1,130,466.45 (-47%) $ 2,127,036.06 (-6%) $ 2,259,391.39 (+6%) $ 2,135,671.28 (+0%) $ 2,132,387.79 (-2%)
Previous Year $ 137,814.51 $ 731,624.80 $ 2,127,036.06 $ 2,259,391.39 $ 2,135,671.28 $ 2,132,387.79 $ 2,167,140.68
Change -9% +18% -47% -6% +6% +0% -2%

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Materials Expenditures
Tracking since 2018

August 2021


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  Algansee Bronson Coldwater Quincy Sherwood Union Twp. BDL Monthly Total BDL YTD BDL Year End (Year-over-Year Change)
2020 2019 2018 2017 2016
Amount Spent on Books 462.35 965.48 4,144.69 1,150.28 375.63 1,812.32 8,910.75 71,964.70 (+80%) 85,727.68 (+12%) $ 76,878.30 (-18%) $ 93,763.50 $ 0.00 $ 0.00
Previous Year $ 239.28 $ 1,188.19 $ 2,284.36 $ 1,255.49 $ 207.04 $ 1,011.65 $ 6,186.01 $ 39,987.76 $ 76,878.30 $ 93,763.50 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00
Change +93% -19% +81% -8% +81% +79% +44% +80% +12% -18%
Amount Spent on Periodicals -40.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 -37.60 -77.60 525.21 (+128%) 5,390.61 (-5%) $ 5,663.99 (-20%) $ 7,085.59 $ 0.00 $ 0.00
Previous Year $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 20.00 $ 20.00 $ 0.00 $ 20.00 $ 60.00 $ 230.29 $ 5,663.99 $ 7,085.59 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00
Change -285% -228% +128% -5% -20%
Amount Spent on Audiovisual Materials 0.00 195.29 301.73 70.46 99.05 342.18 1,008.71 10,056.52 (+20%) 16,992.04 (+13%) $ 15,009.96 (-17%) $ 17,998.47 $ 0.00 $ 0.00
Previous Year $ 0.00 $ 52.30 $ 681.96 $ 0.00 $ 177.86 $ 263.68 $ 1,175.80 $ 8,368.72 $ 15,009.96 $ 17,998.47 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00
Change +275% -56% -44% +30% -14% +20% +13% -17%
Amount Spent on Digital Resources 2,068.80 22,669.05 (+2%) 31,708.66 (+12%) $ 28,412.62 (-35%) $ 43,798.90 $ 0.00 $ 0.00
Previous Year $ 2,237.21 $ 22,307.78 $ 28,412.62 $ 43,798.90 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00
Change -8% +2% +12% -35%
TOTAL Spent on All Library Materials 422.35 1,160.77 4,446.42 1,220.74 474.68 2,116.90 11,910.66 105,215.48 (+48%) 139,818.99 (+11%) $ 125,964.87 (-23%) $ 162,646.46 $ 0.00 $ 0.00
Previous Year $ 239.28 $ 1,240.49 $ 2,986.32 $ 1,275.49 $ 384.90 $ 1,295.33 $ 9,659.02 $ 70,894.55 $ 125,964.87 $ 162,646.46 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00
Change +77% -6% +49% -4% +23% +63% +23% +48% +11% -23%

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Other Expenditures
Tracking since 2018

August 2021


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  Algansee Bronson Coldwater Quincy Sherwood Union Twp. BDL Monthly Total BDL YTD BDL Year End (Year-over-Year Change)
2020 2019 2018 2017 2016
Total Materials Expenditures 422.35 1,160.77 4,446.42 1,220.74 474.68 2,116.90 11,910.66 105,215.48 (+48%) 139,818.99 (+11%) $ 125,964.87 (-23%) $ 162,646.46 $ 0.00 $ 0.00
Previous Year $ 239.28 $ 1,240.49 $ 2,986.32 $ 1,275.49 $ 384.90 $ 1,295.33 $ 9,659.02 $ 70,894.55 $ 125,964.87 $ 162,646.46 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00
Change +77% -6% +49% -4% +23% +63% +23% +48% +11% -23%
Total Staff Expenditures 71,985.02 643,220.92 (+2%) 956,326.38 (-18%) $ 1,172,756.92 (-20%) $ 1,469,560.33 $ 0.00 $ 0.00
Previous Year $ 72,030.78 $ 627,668.99 $ 1,172,756.92 $ 1,469,560.33 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00
Change -0% +2% -18% -20%
Expenditures in other categories 95,048.43 583,365.77 (+100%) 483,894.79 (+37%) $ 353,231.25 (-16%) $ 422,747.74 $ 0.00 $ 0.00
Previous Year $ 43,057.60 $ 291,222.02 $ 353,231.25 $ 422,747.74 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00
Change +121% +100% +37% -16%
TOTAL Expenditures in all Categories 167,033.45 1,267,273.49 (+9%) 1,819,492.24 (+1%) $ 1,797,240.67 (-13%) $ 2,054,954.53 $ 0.00 $ 0.00
Previous Year $ 145,951.38 $ 1,162,498.73 $ 1,797,240.67 $ 2,054,954.53 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00
Change +14% +9% +1% -13%

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Staffing
August 2021

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  Algansee Bronson Coldwater Quincy Sherwood Union Twp. BDL Monthly Total BDL YTD BDL Year End (Year-over-Year Change)
2020 2019 2018 2017 2016
Total BDL Staff 34 35 (avg) (-6%) 36 (avg) (-3%) 37 (avg) (-8%) 40 (avg) (+5%) 37 (avg) (+9%) 34 (avg) (+17%)
Previous Year 36 36 (avg) 37 (avg) 40 (avg) 37 (avg) 34 (avg) 29 (avg)
Change -6% -6% -3% -8% +5% +9% +17%
BDL Staff with MLS Degree 5 5 (avg) 5 (avg) (+25%) 5 (avg) (-33%) 6 (avg) (+20%) 5 (avg) (+150%) 3 (avg)
Previous Year 5 5 (avg) 5 (avg) 6 (avg) 5 (avg) 3 (avg) 2 (avg)
Change +25% -33% +20% +150%
Worked Full-Time Equivalents 21.52 22.76 (avg) (-12%) 24.53 (avg) (-4%) 25.78 (avg) (-4%) 26.92 (avg) (+8%) 24.91 (avg) (+41%) 17.90 (avg) (+13%)
Previous Year 21.51 25.63 (avg) 25.78 (avg) 26.92 (avg) 24.91 (avg) 17.90 (avg) 15.75 (avg)
Change -12% -4% -4% +8% +41% +13%
Hours of Specialized Training for Staff (Tracking Since 1/2019) 17 430 (-35%) 1,170 (+119%) 534 0 0 0
Previous Year 103 659 534 0 0 0 0
Change -83% -35% +119%
Hours Volunteers Worked at the Library (Tracking Since 1/2019) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 68 (+74%) 39 (-96%) 1,065 0 0 0
Previous Year 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 39 1,065 0 0 0 0
Change +74% -96%

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Outreach Services
Began 2018

August 2021


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  Algansee Bronson Coldwater Quincy Sherwood Union Twp. BDL Monthly Total BDL YTD BDL Year End (Year-over-Year Change)
2020 2019 2018 2017 2016
Number of Patrons Served by Outreach Services 0 0 9 0 0 1 10 96 (+638%) 42 (-40%) 70 (-8%) 76 (+2,433%) 3 0
Previous Year 0 0 5 0 0 0 5 13 70 76 3 0 0
Change +80% +100% +638% -40% -8% +2,433%
Number of Items Delivered to Outreach Patrons 0 0 34 0 0 7 41 436 (+514%) 242 (+10%) 220 (-64%) 606 (+2,231%) 26 0
Previous Year 0 0 29 0 0 0 29 71 220 606 26 0 0
Change +17% +41% +514% +10% -64% +2,231%

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Coldwater Branch Heritage Room
Stats part of Coldwater Branch totals above; shown here for convenience.

August 2021
  Heritage Room BDL YTD BDL Year End (Year-over-Year Change)
2020 2019 2018 2017 2016
Heritage Room Attendance 28 116 (+15%) 105 (-78%) 484 (-34%) 736 (+12%) 658 (-7%) 705 (+51%)
Previous Year 0 101 484 736 658 705 468
Change +15% -78% -34% +12% -7% +51%
In-Person Reference Questions 10 17 (-79%) 80 (-81%) 412 (-42%) 708 (+29%) 550 (+664%) 72 (+140%)
Previous Year 4 80 412 708 550 72 30
Change +150% -79% -81% -42% +29% +664% +140%
Reference Telephone Calls 12 80 (+48%) 60 (-74%) 232 (-16%) 277 (-36%) 433 (+15%) 376 (+83%)
Previous Year 8 54 232 277 433 376 206
Change +50% +48% -74% -16% -36% +15% +83%
Online Reference Questions 1 27 (+13%) 34 (-48%) 65 (+8%) 60 (-5%) 63 (-24%) 83 (+8%)
Previous Year 8 24 65 60 63 83 77
Change -88% +13% -48% +8% -5% -24% +8%

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Coldwater Branch Kids' Place
Stats part of Coldwater Branch totals above; shown here for convenience.
Tracking separately since April 2019.

August 2021
  Kids' Place BDL YTD BDL Year End (Year-over-Year Change)
2020 2019 2018 2017 2016
Kids' Place Attendance 491 2,545 (+19%) 2,385 (-75%) 9,710 0 0 0
Previous Year 135 2,142 9,710 0 0 0 0
Change +264% +19% -75%
In-Person Reference Questions 67 522 (+243%) 226 (-61%) 575 0 0 0
Previous Year 19 152 575 0 0 0 0
Change +253% +243% -61%
Reference Telephone Calls 13 176 (+110%) 156 (-30%) 224 0 0 0
Previous Year 21 84 224 0 0 0 0
Change -38% +110% -30%
Online Reference Questions 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Previous Year 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Change

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Coldwater Branch Teen Space
Stats part of Coldwater Branch totals above; shown here for convenience.
Tracking separately since April 2019.

August 2021
  Teen Space BDL YTD BDL Year End (Year-over-Year Change)
2020 2019 2018 2017 2016
Teen Space Attendance 6 580 (-25%) 845 (-80%) 4,172 0 0 0
Previous Year 1 774 4,172 0 0 0 0
Change +500% -25% -80%
In-Person Reference Questions 0 10 (+150%) 4 (-96%) 93 0 0 0
Previous Year 0 4 93 0 0 0 0
Change +150% -96%
Reference Telephone Calls 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Previous Year 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Change
Online Reference Questions 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Previous Year 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Change

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