Saturday, October 23, 2010

Winnetka to Survey Community About Library Services

Link to October 20 Chicago Tribune article, "Winnetka library survey could determine building’s future:.

Excerpt: Many of the survey’s questions are directed toward why people use – or don’t use – the Winnetka branch library. Preliminary feedback indicates that many community members prefer to peruse books at a bookstore, rather than the library.

That may play a factor in redesigning the library and how it offers its services to patrons; for instance – whether to serve coffee or not. And whether to create a space large enough to host large events, like author appearances.

The survey will also address teens’ needs, and anecdotal feedback shows that young adults would like a place to work on small group projects together with the ability to talk and snack

Link to Strategic Plan page

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