Numbers at a Glance:

June 2024

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Circulation

Total Circulation by Format - FY 23/24


Main Library Circulation by Format

Circulation by Audience:

  • Adult: 34,235
  • Young Adult: 1,797
  • Youth: 44,178
  • Digital: 14,751
  • Streaming: 2,707

 

Holds Filled for Main Library: 6,985

Drive-Up Window Circulation by Format

Circulation by Audience:

  • Adult: 2,102
  • Young Adult: 61 
  • Youth: 845




Holds Filled for Drive-Up Window: 1,968

Digital & Streaming Circulation by Format

Digital & Streaming Circulation by Service

 

Collections

Total Collection by Format - FY 23/24


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!

 
If an item fits our collection guidelines, we will order items for patrons based upon requests. This month, 79 items were ordered to fill patron requests! Also, 2,240 total items were ordered in June. 15 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 448 items for 47 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 received the following items for patrons:

  • 107 items were borrowed for our patrons
  • 112 items were lent to libraries around the country 

Programming

Adult General Programs

Click HERE to learn more about our Book Discussion Groups.

Young Adult General Programs

The SCPLD YouTube Channel has 111,768 lifetime views as of June 2024

Youth General Programs

This month, Youth Services issued 43 museum passes.

 

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

Virtual Museum of Geology

During the months of June and July, the Virtual Museum of Geology’s traveling display (from Wisconsin) will be hosted at the library in the lobby display cases.

 

The display consists of a selection of geological specimens representing the wonders of the natural world and gives viewers a further understanding of mineral varieties and the creation of fossils.

 

It will highlight various minerals of differing colors, shapes, crystal forms, sizes, and rarity, as well as fossils from the Paleozoic, Mesozoic, and Cenozoic Eras.

Adult Outreach Programs

This month, the Adult Outreach team delivered 1,524 non-circulating and 854 circulating items to patrons and facilities in our community. Also, 14 circulating items were mailed out.

Young Adult Outreach Programs

Youth Outreach Programs

This month, Youth Services selected 30 items to support classrooms for 2 teacher in the St. Charles community. Teachers in our area can request library materials and learn more about our teacher outreach HERE.

Miller's Petting Zoo

The large, shaded grassy area near the southeast corner of our parking lot was the perfect place to host Miller's Petting Zoo on Saturday, June 22.

 

422 patrons came to enjoy interacting with a donkey, calf, goats, sheep, chickens, pigs, and ducks!

 

All visitors had a chance to grab a handful of feed to let the animals nibble out of their hands. Everyone left with a smile!

 

 

Patron Interactions

IT Services

Wi-Fi Data Served this month: 2.96 TB

 

Door Count: 24,466 Visitors this Month

Website & Vendor Information

Top 5 Webpages on SCPLD.org

Total Website Hits