Village Library of Cooperstown
AS WE DEVELOP A LONG RANGE PLAN OF SERVICE THIS COMMUNITY SURVEY WILL BETTER INFORM OUR FUTURE PLANNING FOR THE LIBRARY'S PROGRAMS, SERVICES, AND RESOURCES.
Do you have a library card?
What is your age?
65 and over
Your zip code:
How often do you visit the library?
Less than monthly
How do you visit the library?
When would you prefer to use the library? Please check all that apply:
Weekday mornings [opening at 8:00am]
Weekday mornings [9:00am-12:00pm]
Weekday afternoons [12:00pm - 4:00pm]
Weekday evenings [4:00pm-7:00p,]
Saturday mornings [9:00am-12:00pm]
Saturday afternoons [12:00pm-3:00pm]
Sunday mornings [9:00am-12:00pm]
Sunday afternoons [12:00pm-3:00pm]
Please check off all services you use at the Library:
Borrowing items [books, movies, audiobooks]
Borrow digitally [Overdrive/Libby]
Borrow digitally [Hoopla]
Use the Research Center online databases
Use Wi-Fi access
Use the Library computers
Read the newspapers and magazines
Attend adult programs
Attend children programs
Attend tween/teen programs
Comfy places to read and chat
Use the computer printing
I don't use the Library
What could we do to improve our services?
Provide outreach services to housebound and seniors
Provide take-and-make crafts year-round
Provide formal local history resources and training
Provide technology training and support for Library resources [Ancestry; Overdrive; Hoopla]
Community information and referral for other programs/services
Provide more programming for children
Provide more programming for tweens/teens
Provide more programming for adults
Provide enhanced digital collections [books, eAudio, films]
Increase our print book purchasing
Increase our audiobook purchasing
Increase our DVD purchasing
Add more evening hours
Add more weekend hours [note: Sunday hours will be returning for fall/winter]
Here are some programming ideas. Please check off programs that you or your family would participate in, if offered:
Pajama storytime in the evening [fall/winter]
Monthly potluck lunch with a particular cookbook theme
Monthly adult book groups, offered in the library
Monthly adult book group, hosted outside the library
Kits for borrowing to have your own book group [as a business, or already established group]
Monthly speakers / lectures
Trivia Nights, in person
Trivia Nights, Zoom
Summer Reading Program for all ages
Resource-specific training [i.e. Ancestry; Overdrive; Hoopla]
Adult Literacy, focused on jobs [resume; cover letter]
I'm not interested in attending programming
How do you hear Library news?
In the Library
Social Media [Facebook and Instagram]
Digital newspapers [AllOtsego]
What are your thoughts on library fines?
I believe that fines are a barrier to library access
I believe that fines are a useful deterrent to overdues
Please share with us any other thoughts that may help us when looking at future library services and resources.
THANK YOU FOR COMPLETING THIS SURVEY!
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