~ LIBRARY SNAPSHOT DAY 2011 ~
More than 100 people visited our library on Wednesday, April 13, Connecticut's Annual Snapshot Day! Unfortunately,
the drizzley weather resulted in less than expected activity, but we were very pleased with the cooperation and
interest of everyone that stopped by. Here is a summary of our Snapshot Day 2011:
96 Number of people answering our survey
215 Items checked out
267 Items returned
53 Web site visits
36 People using PCs
40 Adult fiction titles checked out
31 Adult nonfiction titles checked out
8 Large print titles checked out
55 Children's and Teen books checked out
55 DVDs checked out
5 New library cards issued
4 People volunteering
There were many positive comments about our library on the returned surveys. Many people appreciated the fact
that library materials are FREE and easily accessible and they like the resources that we offer, including
access to the Internet. The majority of visitors use the library for books and reading, but movies and computers
are also very important. Our staff, to our delight, was described as "nice," "helpful," and
"courteous." One person even said, "Helpful staff, always here when you need them." Several people commented
on the importance of reading and the role of the library for their children. Overall, we were very pleased with
the positive feedback we received.
THE MANY FACES OF WINDSOR LOCKS PUBLIC LIBRARY
Photos of Snapshot Day 2011,
taken by Gerry Dougherty.
Welcome to Snapshot Day at Windsor Locks Public Library!
What is Snapshot Day?
Volunteer Terry welcomes our visitors.
A happy reader pauses to pose for the camera.
Web surfing is one of our most popular sports!
All you need to log on is your library card.
We always provide service with a smile at checkout!
Ken is intrigued by our collection of new nonfiction.
The new copier/printer makes black&white or color copies.
Checking the stacks for the next great read.
Catching up on the news is a great way to spend the morning.
Library PCs are for research and for fun, like Facebook.
Ric, from Quality Books, meets with staff members Beth and Eileen.
Great bargains can be found at our ongoing book sale.
Even the postman stopped to answer our brief survey.
Reference and circulation happen at the front desk.
Wireless access is convenient for students and travelers.
The kids' room is full of great books for ages up to 16.
Returns are easy, and if we are closed you can use the book drop outside.
Ninety-six people filled out our Snapshot Day surveys. Thank you!
Puzzle lovers find a lot to be happy about at our ongoing book sale.
Come back to visit us again soon!
Get a library card today. They're free!