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Statistical Report for May 2018

Prepared on June 22, 2018

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Monthly Stats Brief Narrative

In May 2018, the number of patrons entering our buildings slightly increased system-wide compared to this month the previous year. Combined physcial and digital use of library materials decreased year-to-date compared to 2017. About 10% 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 comprised about 17% of total circulation in May 2018, and digital usage greatly decreased from this time in 2017.

In May 2018, BDL patrons saved $147,619.10 by checking out 11,548 physical items from the library. Our programming for all ages and our digital services further increase the library's value to the community.

Programs

Compared to this time in 2017, the number of programs BDL offered year-to-date has increased. Attendance at programs somewhat decreased over this same period.

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Attendance
May 2018
  Algansee Bronson Coldwater Quincy Sherwood Union Twp. BDL Monthly Total BDL YTD BDL Year End
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013
Attendance 323 2,175 9,101 1,086 797 2,231 15,713 76,781 193,922 201,109 195,735 167,414 171,507
Previous Year 384 1,921 8,688 916 819 2,184 14,912 74,773 201,109 195,735 167,414 171,507 196,465
Change -16% +13% +5% +19% -3% +2% +5% +3% -4% +3% +17% -2% -13%
Hours Open 121.00 188.00 267.00 178.50 158.00 180.00 1,092.50 5,102.50 10,869.15 10,877.50 8,703.00 5,395.00 5,228.00
Previous Year 116.00 140.00 246.00 155.50 111.00 157.00 925.50 4,477.65 10,877.50 8,703.00 5,395.00 5,228.00 5,612.00
Change +4% +34% +9% +15% +42% +15% +18% +14% -0% +25% +61% +3% -7%

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Patrons
May 2018
  Algansee Bronson Coldwater Quincy Sherwood Union Twp. BDL Monthly Total BDL YTD BDL Year End
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013
Population in our Service Area (Tracking Since 2018) 45,130 0 0 0 0 0
Previous Year 0 0 0 0 0 0
Change
Patron Count 290 2,784 12,463 1,870 386 1,763 19,556 25,685 24,899 23,974 22,879 21,771
Previous Year 373 3,269 15,979 2,822 477 2,288 25,208 24,899 23,974 22,879 21,771 20,674
Change -22% -15% -22% -34% -19% -23% -22% +3% +4% +5% +5% +5%
Patrons Who Checked Out a Physical Item 62 287 1,140 238 87 236 2,050 1,887 2,030 2,069 2,109 2,349
Previous Year 58 348 1,166 251 78 270 2,171 2,030 2,069 2,109 2,349 2,589
Change +7% -18% -2% -5% +12% -13% -6% -7% -2% -2% -10% -9%
New Patrons Added 4 13 33 15 0 11 76 329 844 989 1,086 1,390 1,142
Previous Year 1 11 29 3 0 9 53 342 989 1,086 1,390 1,142 1,338
Change +300% +18% +14% +400% +22% +43% -4% -15% -9% -22% +22% -15%
In-House Holds Filled for Our Patrons 27 83 482 74 40 73 779 4,634 11,650 10,407 10,225 9,546 11,327
Previous Year 17 174 515 140 55 74 975 4,991 10,407 10,225 9,546 11,327 12,928
Change +59% -52% -6% -47% -27% -1% -20% -7% +12% +2% +7% -16% -12%
Active Hoopla Users (Began 2016) 231 189 129 0 0 0
Previous Year 145 129 0 0 0 0
Change +59% +47%
Active OverDrive Users 158 156 134 144 134 112
Previous Year 142 134 144 134 112 96
Change +11% +16% -7% +7% +20% +17%

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Physical Collection
May 2018
  Algansee Bronson Coldwater Quincy Sherwood Union Twp. BDL Monthly Total BDL YTD BDL Year End
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013
Physical Books and All other Print Materials in the Catalog (Tracking Since 8/2017) 4,976 14,440 45,073 16,625 6,754 12,326 100,194 100,293 0 0 0 0
Previous Year 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Change
Physical Audiobooks in the Catalog (Tracking Since 8/2017) 36 106 1,354 296 3 59 1,854 1,852 0 0 0 0
Previous Year 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Change
Physical Video Materials in the Catalog (Tracking Since 8/2017) 829 1,283 3,590 1,761 1,433 1,339 10,235 10,519 0 0 0 0
Previous Year 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Change
Physical Music Recordings in the Catalog (Tracking Since 8/2017) 1 84 116 127 0 9 337 345 0 0 0 0
Previous Year 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Change
TOTAL Physical Items in the Catalog 5,842 15,913 50,133 18,809 8,190 13,733 112,620 113,009 126,407 131,432 130,210 128,968
Previous Year 5,833 17,605 53,947 19,111 7,804 12,792 117,092 126,407 131,432 130,210 128,968 126,849
Change +0% -10% -7% -2% +5% +7% -4% -11% -4% +1% +1% +2%

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Digital Collection
Tracking Since 8/2017

May 2018
  Algansee Bronson Coldwater Quincy Sherwood Union Twp. BDL Monthly Total BDL YTD BDL Year End
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013
Ebooks in All Digital Collections 269,836 230,178 0 0 0 0
Previous Year 0 0 0 0 0 0
Change
Audiobooks in All Digital Collections 59,215 52,833 0 0 0 0
Previous Year 0 0 0 0 0 0
Change
Video Materials in All Digital Collections 16,485 15,767 0 0 0 0
Previous Year 0 0 0 0 0 0
Change
Music Recordings in All Digital Collections 263,617 280,259 0 0 0 0
Previous Year 0 0 0 0 0 0
Change
TOTAL of All Digital Collections 609,153 579,037 0 0 0 0
Previous Year 0 0 0 0 0 0
Change

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Total Collection
May 2018
  Algansee Bronson Coldwater Quincy Sherwood Union Twp. BDL Monthly Total BDL YTD BDL Year End
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013
Combined Physical Items 5,842 15,913 50,133 18,809 8,190 13,733 112,620 113,009 126,407 131,432 130,210 128,968
Previous Year 5,833 17,605 53,947 19,111 7,804 12,792 117,092 126,407 131,432 130,210 128,968 126,849
Change +0% -10% -7% -2% +5% +7% -4% -11% -4% +1% +1% +2%
Combined Digital Collections (Tracking Since 8/2017) 609,153 579,037 0 0 0 0
Previous Year 0 0 0 0 0 0
Change
TOTAL of all Collections 5,842 15,913 50,133 18,809 8,190 13,733 721,773 692,046 126,407 131,432 130,210 128,968
Previous Year 5,833 17,605 53,947 19,111 7,804 12,792 117,092 126,407 131,432 130,210 128,968 126,849
Change +0% -10% -7% -2% +5% +7% +516% +447% -4% +1% +1% +2%

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Circulation of Physical Items
May 2018
  Algansee Bronson Coldwater Quincy Sherwood Union Twp. BDL Monthly Total BDL YTD BDL Year End
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013
Checkouts in Evergreen 223 1,424 4,473 1,132 459 1,003 8,714 45,228 120,916 118,595 121,841 123,074 137,997
Previous Year 251 1,676 4,495 1,357 457 1,016 9,252 49,163 118,595 121,841 123,074 137,997 147,891
Change -11% -15% -0% -17% +0% -1% -6% -8% +2% -3% -1% -11% -7%
Renewals in Evergreen 55 193 583 63 149 111 1,154 5,285 14,804 15,480 15,434 16,044 16,310
Previous Year 33 164 595 157 121 149 1,219 6,243 15,480 15,434 16,044 16,310 18,275
Change +67% +18% -2% -60% +23% -26% -5% -15% -4% +0% -4% -2% -11%
Items Used in the Library but not Checked Out 13 44 106 70 0 48 281 856 3,050 1,351 19 60 0
Previous Year 64 33 17 59 0 81 254 1,187 1,351 19 60 0 0
Change -80% +33% +524% +19% -41% +11% -28% +126% +7,011% -68%
Checkouts of Uncataloged Items 91 17 88 0 0 3 199 1,484 2,817 4,578 4,385 4,601 4,985
Previous Year 90 41 78 0 0 29 238 1,230 4,578 4,385 4,601 4,985 11,076
Change +1% -59% +13% -90% -16% +21% -38% +4% -5% -8% -55%
Requests from BDL Patrons for Items at Other MeLCat Libraries, Actually Fulfilled 709 4,113 8,169 7,112 6,118 5,677 6,302
Previous Year 591 3,216 7,112 6,118 5,677 6,302 6,390
Change +20% +28% +15% +16% +8% -10% -1%
Requests from Other MeLCat Libraries for Items at BDL, Actually Fulfilled 491 3,074 7,867 7,068 4,855 5,400 9,387
Previous Year 489 2,964 7,068 4,855 5,400 9,387 7,291
Change +0% +4% +11% +46% -10% -42% +29%
TOTAL of All Physical Circulation 382 1,678 5,250 1,265 608 1,165 11,548 60,040 157,623 154,184 152,652 154,856 174,981
Previous Year 438 1,914 5,185 1,573 578 1,275 12,043 64,003 154,184 152,652 154,856 174,981 190,923
Change -13% -12% +1% -20% +5% -9% -4% -6% +2% +1% -1% -12% -8%

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Use of Digital Resources
May 2018
  Algansee Bronson Coldwater Quincy Sherwood Union Twp. BDL Monthly Total BDL YTD BDL Year End
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013
OverDrive Circulations 811 3,678 7,823 7,502 7,380 6,615 5,632
Previous Year 679 3,274 7,502 7,380 6,615 5,632 5,228
Change +19% +12% +4% +2% +12% +17% +8%
Hoopla Circulations (Began 2016) 979 5,165 10,669 5,432 0 0 0
Previous Year 754 3,944 5,432 0 0 0 0
Change +30% +31% +96%
NewsBank Searches (Began 2016) 109 479 2,153 2,421 0 0 0
Previous Year 277 941 2,421 0 0 0 0
Change -61% -49% -11%
TumbleBooks Uses 7 298 2,964 22,269 24,673 1,096 1,786
Previous Year 549 1,328 22,269 24,673 1,096 1,786 835
Change -99% -78% -87% -10% +2,151% -39% +114%
Mango Languages Uses 60 260 1,024 538 617 1,180 1,241
Previous Year 54 716 538 617 1,180 1,241 723
Change +11% -64% +90% -13% -48% -5% +72%
Ancestry Searches 363 2,157 26,546 36,332 20,275 12,755 8,935
Previous Year 2,805 14,789 36,332 20,275 12,755 8,935 8,635
Change -87% -85% -27% +79% +59% +43% +3%
Activities Completed on ABCMouse (Began 2016) 190 595 1,251 1,130 0 0 0
Previous Year 81 434 1,130 0 0 0 0
Change +135% +37% +11%
Books Read on ABCMouse (Began 2016) 13 59 109 98 0 0 0
Previous Year 10 32 98 0 0 0 0
Change +30% +84% +11%
TOTAL Use of Digital Resources 2,532 12,691 52,539 75,722 52,945 21,646 17,594
Previous Year 5,209 25,458 75,722 52,945 21,646 17,594 15,421
Change -51% -50% -31% +43% +145% +23% +14%

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Total Circulation
May 2018
  Algansee Bronson Coldwater Quincy Sherwood Union Twp. BDL Monthly Total BDL YTD BDL Year End
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013
Combined Circulation of Physical Items 382 1,678 5,250 1,265 608 1,165 11,548 60,040 157,623 154,184 152,652 154,856 174,981
Previous Year 438 1,914 5,185 1,573 578 1,275 12,043 64,003 154,184 152,652 154,856 174,981 190,923
Change -13% -12% +1% -20% +5% -9% -4% -6% +2% +1% -1% -12% -8%
Combined Use of Digital Resources 2,532 12,691 52,539 75,722 52,945 21,646 17,594
Previous Year 5,209 25,458 75,722 52,945 21,646 17,594 15,421
Change -51% -50% -31% +43% +145% +23% +14%
TOTAL BDL Circulation 382 1,678 5,250 1,265 608 1,165 14,080 72,731 210,162 229,906 205,597 176,502 192,575
Previous Year 438 1,914 5,185 1,573 578 1,275 17,252 89,461 229,906 205,597 176,502 192,575 206,344
Change -13% -12% +1% -20% +5% -9% -18% -19% -9% +12% +16% -8% -7%

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Cataloging
May 2018
  Algansee Bronson Coldwater Quincy Sherwood Union Twp. BDL Monthly Total BDL YTD BDL Year End
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013
Physical Items Added to the Catalog 55 121 332 220 56 167 951 5,085 11,009 11,091 8,582 6,134 6,097
Previous Year 58 98 345 179 127 151 958 4,882 11,091 8,582 6,134 6,097 7,161
Change -5% +23% -4% +23% -56% +11% -1% +4% -1% +29% +40% +1% -15%
Physical Items Deleted from the Catalog 17 1 193 268 89 34 602 5,504 24,366 15,968 8,668 6,186 4,751
Previous Year 132 157 6,445 78 5 48 6,865 14,079 15,968 8,668 6,186 4,751 7,269
Change -87% -99% -97% +244% +1,680% -29% -91% -61% +53% +84% +40% +30% -35%

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Reference Questions
May 2018
  Algansee Bronson Coldwater Quincy Sherwood Union Twp. BDL Monthly Total BDL YTD BDL Year End
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013
General Reference Questions in Person 0 48 340 62 33 27 510 2,765 7,537 6,285 2,806 2,809 3,624
Previous Year 8 26 358 46 44 163 645 2,975 6,285 2,806 2,809 3,624 5,268
Change +85% -5% +35% -25% -83% -21% -7% +20% +124% -0% -22% -31%
Questions via Telephone Calls 0 28 248 18 4 22 320 1,823 5,079 4,622 2,885 2,872 2,430
Previous Year 1 10 280 49 12 83 435 1,948 4,622 2,885 2,872 2,430 4,580
Change +180% -11% -63% -67% -73% -26% -6% +10% +60% +0% +18% -47%
Reference Questions Delivered Online 0 0 5 7 0 0 12 71 233 304 227 128 45
Previous Year 0 1 9 12 0 0 22 147 304 227 128 45 35
Change -44% -42% -45% -52% -23% +34% +77% +184% +29%
In-Person Questions on Computer or Internet Use 1 46 375 25 77 16 540 2,795 7,285 6,568 5,551 4,076 3,741
Previous Year 8 38 417 20 4 124 611 2,980 6,568 5,551 4,076 3,741 3,222
Change -88% +21% -10% +25% +1,825% -87% -12% -6% +11% +18% +36% +9% +16%
In-Person Questions about Our Online Databases 0 0 13 8 0 0 21 181 363 170 92 121 206
Previous Year 0 0 9 0 0 0 9 105 170 92 121 206 118
Change +44% +133% +72% +114% +85% -24% -41% +75%
In-Person Tax Form Questions 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 506 493 473 579 560 531
Previous Year 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 486 473 579 560 531 515
Change +4% +4% -18% +3% +5% +3%
TOTAL of All Reference Questions 1 122 982 120 114 65 1,404 8,141 20,990 18,422 12,140 10,566 10,577
Previous Year 17 75 1,073 127 60 370 1,722 8,641 18,422 12,140 10,566 10,577 13,738
Change -94% +63% -8% -6% +90% -82% -18% -6% +14% +52% +15% -0% -23%

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Notary Services
Began 9/2017 at Coldwater Only

May 2018
  Algansee Bronson Coldwater Quincy Sherwood Union Twp. BDL Monthly Total BDL YTD BDL Year End
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013
Patrons Who Used our Free Notary Services 0 0 7 0 0 0 7 26 14 0 0 0 0
Previous Year 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Change
Documents Notarized 0 0 7 0 0 0 7 25 19 0 0 0 0
Previous Year 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Change

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MeLCat
May 2018
  Algansee Bronson Coldwater Quincy Sherwood Union Twp. BDL Monthly Total BDL YTD BDL Year End
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013
Requests from BDL Patrons for Items at Other MeLCat Libraries 762 4,363 8,699 7,643 7,280 6,708 7,329
Previous Year 585 3,427 7,643 7,280 6,708 7,329 7,727
Change +30% +27% +14% +5% +9% -8% -5%
Requests from BDL Patrons for Items at Other MeLCat Libraries, Actually Fulfilled 709 4,113 8,169 7,112 6,118 5,677 6,302
Previous Year 591 3,216 7,112 6,118 5,677 6,302 6,390
Change +20% +28% +15% +16% +8% -10% -1%
Requests from Other MeLCat Libraries for Items at BDL 459 3,101 7,994 7,096 5,989 6,619 9,848
Previous Year 451 2,964 7,096 5,989 6,619 9,848 7,910
Change +2% +5% +13% +18% -10% -33% +25%
Requests from Other MeLCat Libraries for Items at BDL, Actually Fulfilled 491 3,074 7,867 7,068 4,855 5,400 9,387
Previous Year 489 2,964 7,068 4,855 5,400 9,387 7,291
Change +0% +4% +11% +46% -10% -42% +29%
BDL Items Sent to Other MeLCat Libraries 28 53 0 141 50 46 318 1,917 4,739 3,986 3,394 3,548 5,915
Previous Year 28 41 0 117 30 49 265 1,732 3,986 3,394 3,548 5,915 4,898
Change +29% +21% +67% -6% +20% +11% +19% +17% -4% -40% +21%
Items from other MeLCat Libraries Checked out to OUR Patrons 25 59 330 57 35 78 584 3,081 6,352 5,560 4,662 4,231 4,852
Previous Year 18 95 258 56 9 32 468 2,462 5,560 4,662 4,231 4,852 4,745
Change +39% -38% +28% +2% +289% +144% +25% +25% +14% +19% +10% -13% +2%

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Programs Held
May 2018
  Algansee Bronson Coldwater Quincy Sherwood Union Twp. BDL Monthly Total BDL YTD BDL Year End
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013
Juvenile Programs Held 3 21 34 6 7 6 77 378 720 604 575 482 470
Previous Year 2 16 31 4 0 10 63 356 604 575 482 470 433
Change +50% +31% +10% +50% -40% +22% +6% +19% +5% +19% +3% +9%
Young Adult Programs Held 1 3 8 5 5 1 23 183 248 163 151 126 49
Previous Year 1 4 14 3 3 3 28 105 163 151 126 49 37
Change -25% -43% +67% +67% -67% -18% +74% +52% +8% +20% +157% +32%
Adult Programs Held 1 0 8 2 0 1 12 65 146 220 157 125 87
Previous Year 2 2 8 2 1 1 16 69 220 157 125 87 76
Change -50% -25% -6% -34% +40% +26% +44% +14%
Juvenile Summer Reading Events Held 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 95 89 84 78 0
Previous Year 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 89 84 78 0 0
Change +7% +6% +8%
Young Adult Summer Reading Events Held 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 57 29 85 30 0
Previous Year 0 12 0 0 0 0 12 12 29 85 30 0 0
Change +97% -66% +183%
Adult Summer Reading Events Held 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 5 4 0
Previous Year 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 5 4 0 0
Change -40% +25%
Computer Classes Held 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 12 22 14 22 24 0
Previous Year 0 0 2 0 0 1 3 3 14 22 24 0 0
Change -50% -67% +300% +57% -36% -8%
TOTAL of All Programs 5 24 51 13 12 8 113 638 1,288 1,122 1,079 869 606
Previous Year 5 34 55 9 4 15 122 546 1,122 1,079 869 606 546
Change -29% -7% +44% +200% -47% -7% +17% +15% +4% +24% +43% +11%

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Program Attendance
May 2018
  Algansee Bronson Coldwater Quincy Sherwood Union Twp. BDL Monthly Total BDL YTD BDL Year End
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013
Attendees at Juvenile Programs 8 657 655 113 21 65 1,519 7,351 15,351 10,371 8,415 7,857 8,859
Previous Year 5 257 826 87 0 143 1,318 7,981 10,371 8,415 7,857 8,859 8,391
Change +60% +156% -21% +30% -55% +15% -8% +48% +23% +7% -11% +6%
Attendees at Young Adult Programs 3 14 848 39 29 17 950 2,015 3,797 1,011 884 641 473
Previous Year 2 95 235 35 806 84 1,257 2,093 1,011 884 641 473 462
Change +50% -85% +261% +11% -96% -80% -24% -4% +276% +14% +38% +36% +2%
Attendees at Adult Programs 20 0 106 38 0 15 179 875 1,979 2,048 2,157 1,310 1,108
Previous Year 9 18 68 23 10 14 142 710 2,048 2,157 1,310 1,108 967
Change +122% +56% +65% +7% +26% +23% -3% -5% +65% +18% +15%
Attendees at Juvenile Summer Reading Events 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3,116 3,904 2,499 3,159 0
Previous Year 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3,904 2,499 3,159 0 0
Change -20% +56% -21%
Attendees at Young Adult Summer Reading Events 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 671 295 259 307 0
Previous Year 0 302 0 0 0 0 302 302 295 259 307 0 0
Change +127% +14% -16%
Attendees at Adult Summer Reading Events 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 21 77 111 0
Previous Year 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 21 77 111 0 0
Change -73% -31%
Attendees at Computer Classes 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 62 21 12 29 28 0
Previous Year 0 0 2 0 0 1 3 3 12 29 28 0 0
Change -50% -67% +1,967% +75% -59% +4%
TOTAL of All Program Attendance 31 671 1,610 190 50 97 2,649 10,303 24,935 17,662 14,320 13,413 10,440
Previous Year 16 672 1,131 145 816 242 3,022 11,089 17,662 14,320 13,413 10,440 9,820
Change +94% -0% +42% +31% -94% -60% -12% -7% +41% +23% +7% +28% +6%

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Summer Reading Program Signups
May 2018
  Algansee Bronson Coldwater Quincy Sherwood Union Twp. BDL Monthly Total BDL YTD BDL Year End
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013
Juveniles Signed Up for Summer Reading Program 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 1 1,153 967 859 0 0
Previous Year 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 967 859 0 0 0
Change +19% +13%
Young Adults Signed up for Summer Reading Program 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 2 385 113 311 0 0
Previous Year 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 113 311 0 0 0
Change +241% -64%
Adults Signed Up for Summer Reading Program 0 0 0 0 2 0 2 2 117 86 85 0 0
Previous Year 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 86 85 0 0 0
Change +36% +1%
TOTAL Summer Reading Program Signups 0 0 0 0 5 0 5 5 1,655 1,166 1,255 0 0
Previous Year 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1,166 1,255 0 0 0
Change +42% -7%

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Summer Reading Program Completions
May 2018
  Algansee Bronson Coldwater Quincy Sherwood Union Twp. BDL Monthly Total BDL YTD BDL Year End
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013
Juveniles who Completed Summer Reading Program 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 518 459 512 0 0
Previous Year 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 459 512 0 0 0
Change +13% -10%
Young Adults who Completed Summer Reading Program 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 268 62 122 0 0
Previous Year 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 62 122 0 0 0
Change +332% -49%
Adults who Completed Summer Reading Program 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 96 60 56 0 0
Previous Year 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 60 56 0 0 0
Change +60% +7%
TOTAL Summer Reading Program Completions 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 882 581 690 0 0
Previous Year 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 581 690 0 0 0
Change +52% -16%

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Library-Provided Computer Services
May 2018
  Algansee Bronson Coldwater Quincy Sherwood Union Twp. BDL Monthly Total BDL YTD BDL Year End
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013
One-hour sessions on Library Wifi 569 7,464 21,671 2,367 1,022 2,394 35,487 189,722 425,714 410,437 351,423 298,098 217,215
Previous Year 707 6,927 25,328 1,592 1,127 1,876 37,557 179,419 410,437 351,423 298,098 217,215 151,938
Change -20% +8% -14% +49% -9% +28% -6% +6% +4% +17% +18% +37% +43%
Computers Available for Public Use 6 19 31 10 7 13 86 73 73 73 73 73
Previous Year 5 16 27 8 6 11 73 73 73 73 73 73
Change +20% +19% +15% +25% +17% +18% +18%
Use of Library-Provided Computers 70 660 2,167 203 156 335 3,591 16,643 44,181 41,513 46,405 43,756 46,559
Previous Year 119 540 2,078 101 77 280 3,195 16,587 41,513 46,405 43,756 46,559 51,549
Change -41% +22% +4% +101% +103% +20% +12% +0% +6% -11% +6% -6% -10%
Computers Available for Staff Use 2 6 28 3 2 3 44 41 41 41 41 41
Previous Year 1 6 26 3 2 3 41 41 41 41 41 41
Change +100% +8% +7%

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Website Stats
May 2018
  Algansee Bronson Coldwater Quincy Sherwood Union Twp. BDL Monthly Total BDL YTD BDL Year End
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013
Monthly Website Sessions 3,719 18,185 73,326 75,139 72,706 68,773 813,995,593
Previous Year 5,732 28,930 75,139 72,706 68,773 813,995,593 0
Change -35% -37% -2% +3% +6% -100%
Monthly Website Page Views 10,005 46,940 177,799 182,084 169,630 163,277 162,300
Previous Year 13,287 73,827 182,084 169,630 163,277 162,300 0
Change -25% -36% -2% +7% +4% +1%

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Faxes, Prints, and Sales
May 2018
  Algansee Bronson Coldwater Quincy Sherwood Union Twp. BDL Monthly Total BDL YTD BDL Year End
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013
Fax Pages Received 0 4 26 0 0 31 61 167 260 219 173 168 140
Previous Year 0 0 4 11 0 0 15 101 219 173 168 140 185
Change +550% +307% +65% +19% +27% +3% +20% -24%
Fax Pages Sent 8 117 434 79 0 199 837 3,627 3,879 1,741 1,882 1,353 1,346
Previous Year 0 31 117 34 0 49 231 1,025 1,741 1,882 1,353 1,346 1,682
Change +277% +271% +132% +306% +262% +254% +123% -7% +39% +1% -20%
Free Prints for Job Seekers 26 18 111 5 20 42 222 1,410 3,128 2,878 2,335 3,024 3,834
Previous Year 0 30 139 30 3 30 232 1,282 2,878 2,335 3,024 3,834 3,816
Change -40% -20% -83% +567% +40% -4% +10% +9% +23% -23% -21% +0%
Black and White Patron Prints (Tracking Since 6/2016) 92 628 5,832 180 3 455 7,190 37,867 75,606 35,561 0 0 0
Previous Year 47 604 3,983 214 41 462 5,351 29,661 35,561 0 0 0 0
Change +96% +4% +46% -16% -93% -2% +34% +28% +113%
Color Patron Prints (Tracking Since 6/2016) 61 82 672 123 5 20 963 4,396 10,253 4,036 0 0 0
Previous Year 60 150 343 78 14 11 656 3,815 4,036 0 0 0 0
Change +2% -45% +96% +58% -64% +82% +47% +15% +154%
Flash Drives Sold (Tracking Since 6/2016) 0 0 1 0 0 1 2 17 56 54 0 0 0
Previous Year 0 1 5 0 0 0 6 34 54 0 0 0 0
Change -80% -67% -50% +4%
Earbuds Sold (Tracking Since 6/2016) 0 23 24 0 0 1 48 191 416 166 0 0 0
Previous Year 0 3 20 0 0 1 24 122 166 0 0 0 0
Change +667% +20% +100% +57% +151%

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Fines and Fees
Overdue Fines Dropped in 2017

May 2018
  Algansee Bronson Coldwater Quincy Sherwood Union Twp. BDL Monthly Total BDL YTD BDL Year End
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013
Fines and Fees Payments Received 0.00 48.00 121.77 23.00 0.00 40.00 232.77 1,128.18 7,628.31 $ 10,062.96 $ 14,448.76 $ 14,827.36 $ 15,371.10
Previous Year $ 2.80 $ 82.80 $ 316.83 $ 30.10 $ 17.90 $ 25.60 $ 476.03 $ 3,921.76 $ 10,062.96 $ 14,448.76 $ 14,827.36 $ 15,371.10 $ 18,047.66
Change -41% -62% -23% +60% -51% -71% -24% -30% -3% -4% -15%
Outstanding Fines and Fees 185.99 9,451.51 33,637.06 3,891.77 1,350.88 5,504.78 54,021.99 84,232.33 228,102.90 221,076.26 209,842.19 201,353.05
Previous Year $ 470.42 $ 15,277.39 $ 47,724.65 $ 5,654.90 $ 2,468.95 $ 6,073.67 $ 77,669.98 228,102.90 221,076.26 209,842.19 201,353.05 188,798.85
Change -61% -38% -30% -31% -45% -9% -30% -63% +3% +5% +4% +7%

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Debt Collections
Unique Management Services, Inc.
Tracking Since 2014

May 2018
  Algansee Bronson Coldwater Quincy Sherwood Union Twp. BDL Monthly Total BDL YTD BDL Year End
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013
Fine Payments as a Result of Collection Agency's Efforts 8.00 169.45 229.00 $ 947.13 $ 818.48 $ 809.51 $ 0.00
Previous Year $ 0.00 $ 132.00 $ 947.13 $ 818.48 $ 809.51 $ 0.00 $ 0.00
Change +28% -76% +16% +1%
Library Materials Returned as a Result of Collection Agency's Efforts 14.00 462.00 888.95 $ 1,317.93 $ 1,346.89 $ 1,864.69 $ 0.00
Previous Year $ 277.00 $ 307.00 $ 1,317.93 $ 1,346.89 $ 1,864.69 $ 0.00 $ 0.00
Change -95% +50% -33% -2% -28%
What We Paid Collection Agency for Their Services 8.80 139.88 558.08 $ 1,022.23 $ 1,051.42 $ 753.88 $ 0.00
Previous Year $ 33.80 $ 158.70 $ 1,022.23 $ 1,051.42 $ 753.88 $ 0.00 $ 0.00
Change -76% -12% -45% -3% +40%

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Value to Our Service Area
Physical Item Circulation Only

May 2018
  Algansee Bronson Coldwater Quincy Sherwood Union Twp. BDL Monthly Total BDL YTD BDL Year End
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013
What It Would Cost if All the Physical Items Checked Out by Our Patrons Had Been Purchased by Them 147,619.10 759,442.60 2,135,671.28 $ 2,132,387.79 $ 2,167,140.68 $ 2,167,024.48 $ 2,373,675.70
Previous Year $ 171,133.80 $ 910,710.73 $ 2,132,387.79 $ 2,167,140.68 $ 2,167,024.48 $ 2,373,675.70 $ 2,554,108.00
Change -14% -17% +0% -2% +0% -9% -7%

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Materials Expenditures
Tracking since 2018

May 2018
  Algansee Bronson Coldwater Quincy Sherwood Union Twp. BDL Monthly Total BDL YTD BDL Year End
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013
Amount Spent on Books 379.08 1,204.51 2,918.08 2,507.92 441.95 2,004.07 9,455.61 41,050.14 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00
Previous Year $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00
Change
Amount Spent on Periodicals 0.00 0.00 33.48 0.00 0.00 0.00 33.48 590.02 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00
Previous Year $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00
Change
Amount Spent on Audiovisual Materials 147.73 683.92 705.45 111.04 528.66 493.42 2,670.22 8,463.74 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00
Previous Year $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00
Change
Amount Spent on Digital Resources 2,026.02 15,113.27 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00
Previous Year $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00
Change
TOTAL Spent on Collection Materials 526.81 1,888.43 3,657.01 2,618.96 970.61 2,497.49 14,185.33 65,217.17 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00
Previous Year $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00
Change

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Other Expenditures
Tracking since 2018

May 2018
  Algansee Bronson Coldwater Quincy Sherwood Union Twp. BDL Monthly Total BDL YTD BDL Year End
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013
Total Materials Expenditures 526.81 1,888.43 3,657.01 2,618.96 970.61 2,497.49 14,185.33 65,217.17 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00
Previous Year $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00
Change
Total Staff Expenditures 114,983.04 570,617.34 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00
Previous Year $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00
Change
Expenditures in other categories 59,322.27 193,481.69 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00
Previous Year $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00
Change
TOTAL Expenditures in all Categories 188,490.64 817,085.60 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00
Previous Year $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00 $ 0.00
Change

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Staffing
May 2018
  Algansee Bronson Coldwater Quincy Sherwood Union Twp. BDL Monthly Total BDL YTD BDL Year End
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013
Total BDL Staff 40 37 39 29 29 31
Previous Year 37 39 29 29 31 33
Change +8% -5% +34% -6% -6%
BDL Staff with MLS Degree 6 6 3 2 2 2
Previous Year 5 3 2 2 2 4
Change +20% +100% +50% -50%
Worked Full-Time Equivalents 28.24 21.71 20.05 15.75 15.75 17.88
Previous Year 25.85 20.05 15.75 15.75 17.88 21.46
Change +12% +5% +33% -12% -19%

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Outreach Services
Began 2018

May 2018
  Algansee Bronson Coldwater Quincy Sherwood Union Twp. BDL Monthly Total BDL YTD BDL Year End
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013
Number of Patrons Served by Outreach Services 0 0 1 0 0 3 4 31 3 0 0 0 0
Previous Year 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Change
Number of Items Delivered to Outreach Patrons 0 0 0 0 0 25 25 231 26 0 0 0 0
Previous Year 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Change

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Seed Exchange
Began 3/2017 at Coldwater Only (Stats part of circulation totals above.)

May 2018
  Algansee Bronson Coldwater Quincy Sherwood Union Twp. BDL Monthly Total BDL YTD BDL Year End
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013
Seed Exchange 0 0 84 0 0 0 84 206 268 0 0 0 0
Previous Year 0 0 7 0 0 0 7 171 0 0 0 0 0
Change +1,100% +1,100% +20%

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

May 2018
  Heritage Room YTD Year End
2017 2016 2015 2014 2013
Heritage Room Attendance 67 327 658 705 468 312 0
Previous Year 58 219 705 468 312 0 0
Change +16% +49% -7% +51% +50%
In-Person Reference Questions 68 294 550 72 30 41 24
Previous Year 33 167 72 30 41 24 50
Change +106% +76% +664% +140% -27% +71% -52%
Reference Telephone Calls 27 153 433 376 206 84 0
Previous Year 33 181 376 206 84 0 0
Change -18% -15% +15% +83% +145%
Online Reference Questions 5 33 63 83 77 43 0
Previous Year 5 28 83 77 43 0 0
Change +18% -24% +8% +79%

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Materials Expenditures Expenditures in all Categories Physical Collection Digital Collection Usage Breakdown of Digital Services

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