Numbers at a Glance: July 2022

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Total Circulation by Format - FY 22/23

Main Library Circulation by Format

Circulation by Audience:

  • Adult: 33,962
  • Young Adult: 2,119
  • Youth: 42,128
  • Digital: 7,981
  • Streaming: 2,704

Holds Filled for Main Library: 5,692

Drive-Up Window Circulation by Format

Circulation by Audience:

  • Adult: 2,542
  • Young Adult: 129
  • Youth: 1,374

Holds Filled for Drive-Up Window: 2,175

Digital & Streaming Circulation by Format

Digital & Streaming Circulation by Service


Total Collection by Format - FY 22/23

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, 837 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, 63 items were ordered to fill patron requests! Also, 2,691 total items were ordered in July. 13 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 304 items for 32 community book clubs 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:

  • 85 items were borrowed for our patrons
  • 105 items were lent to libraries around the country


Adult General Programs

Book Discusion: 2nd Tuesday Book Discussion groups read The Thirty Names of Night by Zeyn Joukhadar.

Click HERE to learn more about our Book Discussion Groups.

Young Adult General Programs

The SCPLD YouTube Channel has 28,886 lifetime views as of July 2022

Youth General Programs

This month, Youth Services issued 48 muesum passes.

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

Painted Wildflower Cookie Workshop

Our patrons enjoyed an afternoon of crafting beautiful hand-painted wildflower cookies with fondant and edible watercolors.

What fun!

Adult Outreach Programs

This month, the Adult Outreach team delivered 1,662 non-circulating and 858 circulating items to patrons and facilities in our community. Also, 13 circulating items were mailed out.

Youth Outreach Programs

With summer still in full swing, our Youth Services team planned ways to support classrooms in the St. Charles community during the upcoming school year. Teachers in our area can request library materials and learn more about our teacher outreach HERE.

Summer Reading

Our first Summer Reading program in the newly renovated building was a success!

The Youth Services program had 2,002 registrants who completed a combined total of 1,766,505 minutes read, surpassing our goal of 1 million by almost double!!

We had 13 teen volunteers who contributed a total of 58 service hours, assisting staff and patrons to make for such a successful summer.

Patron Interactions

IT Services

Wi-Fi Data Served this month: 3.98 TB

Door Count: 17,909 Visitors this Month


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