Friday, August 12, 2016

UPDATE. Hedberg Public Library, Janesville: Circulation and program attendance, 2009-2015




Source:  Wisconsin Public Library Service Data (2015 preliminary)

Recent HPL news:
Hedberg Public Library to receive bookmobile.  (Janesville Gazette, 4/29/2016)
The bookmobile is the brainchild of a Rock County Leadership Development Academy team. The academy is a non-profit that attracts community members interested in becoming better leaders or growing professionally, said Kyle Mair, manager at accounting firm Baker Tilly Virchow Krause.
Hedberg Public Library encourages literacy with story time program.  (Janesville Gazette, 4/24/2016)
"Early literacy is a big part of everything we do at the library," Dietrich said. "It's mostly getting them ready to read. That can mean getting the kids excited about reading and working on all those little skills that most people are doing anyway, but maybe not realizing the connection. It is so important for children beginning to read to point out words in the book and what they are and all those little things that we can share with the parents in story time. We give them suggestions of things they can do at home."
Hedberg Public Library sees ways to stay relevant as community's needs change.  (Janesville Gazette, 3/27/2016)
Hedberg Public Library recently embarked on another attempt to invest in the community center aspect. In December, the library's board of directors voted to raise up to $3.5 million for a remodeling project to enhance the library's public events programs, technology and more.

Other updates:
Madison Public Library.  (8/11/2016)

Original 7/31/2015 post starts here.




Statistics found at Wisconsin Public Library Service Data: 1996 - Preliminary 2014. (Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction)

Hedberg Public Library

Other circ/program attendance posts:
Madison Public Library.  (7/23/2015)
Milwaukee Public Library.  (7/25/2015)
Brown County Public Library. (7/26/2015)
Appleton Public Library.  (7/27/2015)
Waukesha Public Library.  (7/29/2015)

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