Numbers at a Glance: June 2022

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Total Circulation by Format - FY 21/22

Main Library Circulation by Format

Circulation by Audience:

  • Adult: 33,190
  • Young Adult: 1,882
  • Youth: 42,513
  • Digital: 8,178
  • Streaming: 10,850
  • In-House Uses: 2,877

Holds Filled for Main Library: 6,004

Drive-Up Window Circulation by Format

Circulation by Audience:

  • Adult: 2,742
  • Young Adult: 95
  • Youth: 1,299

Holds Filled for Drive-Up Window: 2,208

Digital & Streaming Circulation by Format

Digital & Streaming Circulation by Service


Total Collection by Format - FY 21/22

Adult Collections

Young Adult Collections

Youth Collections

Services by Request

New Materials, Purchase Requests, and More!

We provide materials for patrons as fast as we can! This month, 1,055 titles were rushed to fill patron holds!

If an item fits our collection guidelines, we will order items for patrons based upon requests. This month, 11 items were ordered to fill patron requests! Also, 216 items were ordered in May. 16 items were ordered as part of our Patron Driven Acquisitions program.

Book Club Service & Interlibrary Loan

Our Book Club Service makes it easy to select titles and run book club discussions. Everything you need is right at your fingertips. You provide the Book Club – we’ll do the rest! Click HERE for more information about our Book Club Service!

We provided 358 items for 38 community book clubs this month . Popular titles this month:

Interlibrary Loan is the ability to get our patrons materials that are not available at our library or within the SWAN consortium. This month, we recieved the following items for patrons:

  • 90 items were borrowed for our patrons
  • 108 items were lent to libraries around the country


Adult General Programs

Book Discusion: 2nd Tuesday Book Discussion groups read Why Fish Don’t Exist by Lulu Miller.

Click HERE to learn more about our Book Discussion Groups.

Young Adult General Programs

The SCPLD YouTube Channel has 27,885 lifetime views as of June 2022

Youth General Programs

This month, Youth Services issued 46 muesum passes.

Click HERE for more information about museum passes and discounts available through our library.

Summer Reading Ice Cream Social

This year, 167 delighted patrons attended our annual Summer Reading Ice Cream Social! A great time was had by all. Thank you to everyone who stopped by that evening.

A special thanks to library staff and Friends' volunteers.

Adult Outreach Programs

This month, the Adult Outreach team delivered 1,602 non-circulating and 1,054 circulating items to patrons and facilities in our community. Also, 18 circulating items were mailed out.

Youth Outreach Programs

Interested teachers can request materials and learn more HERE.

Summer Reading Begins!

Youth Services has had an amazing start to Summer Reading, which began on June 1.

1,297 children ages birth to 8th grade have registered thus far.

They have read a combined total of 775,456 minutes in June.

Patron Interactions

IT Services

Wi-Fi Data Served this month: 2.52 TB

Door Count: 19,657 Visitors this Month


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