Admittedly, Retiring Guy spends more time highlighting the statistics of Wisconsin's larger public libraries, which is one of the reasons that I initiated this alphabetical series and decided to temporarily suspend this top-down look at 2009-2014 annual circulation and program attendance.
This series features a bottoms-up look at 2009-2014 annual circulation and program attendance.
All statistics found at Wisconsin Public Library Service Data.
A member of the Northern Waters Library Service
Library hours of operation:
- Monday, Tuesday, Thursday. 8:30 a.m. to 5:30p.m.
- Wednesday: 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.
- Friday: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
46.5 hours per week. (Compared to 46 hours per week, on average, in 2009.)
U.S. Association for Rural and Small Libraries Market Research. Survey and Focus Group Findings. Executive Summary. (February 28, 2013; 6 pages)
U.S. The State of Small and Rural Libraries in the United States. (Institute of Museum and Library Services, September 2013, 13 pages)
Alabama: Funding tight for small rural libraries. (Dothan Eagle, 2/7/2015)
Arkansas. Small-town libraries struggle to stay open when funding is short. (Arkansas Online, 5/25/2015, subscription required)
Colorado: Best Small Library in America 2014: Pine River Library. (Library Journal, 1/29/2014)
Idaho: What about the small library? (Idaho Commission for Libraries, 12/19/2011)
Illinois: Small-town libraries struggling to keep up with technology. (Springfield IL State Register-Journal, 7/5/2014)
Kentucky. Owsley County's public library thrives despite widespread poverty. (Lexington Herald-Leader, 12/27/2014)
Other posts in the series:
Winchester Public Library. (10/21/2015)
Neshkoro Public Library. (10/22/2015)
Wabeno Public Library. (10/23/2015)
Lone Rock Community Library. (10/24/2015)
Hawkins Area Library. (10/25/2015)
John Turgeson Public Library, Belmont. (10/27/2015)
Argyle Public Library. (10/28/2015)
Montfort Public Library. (10/29/2015)
Taylor Memorial Library. (10/30/2015)
Fairchild Public Library. (10/31/2015)
Lowell Public Library. (11/2/2015)