Survey of library services

Please take a moment to take part in this anonymous survey about the library. All questions are optional. Staff and trustees are looking for your input as we begin a discussion about the long-range goals for the library. We will be accepting completed surveys through the end of November 2018.

SECTION 1: PLEASE CHECK ONE ANSWER FOR EACH OF THE FOLLOWING


1. Do you live in the Bethlehem Central School District?
YesNo


2. On average, how often do you visit the library?
DailyWeeklyMonthlyLess than once a monthNever


3. How important is each of the following library services to you?


Borrowing materials (books, DVDs, music, etc.)
Very ImportantImportantSomewhat ImportantNot ImportantDon't know/Not Applicable

Reference (research assistance from librarians)
Very ImportantImportantSomewhat ImportantNot ImportantDon't know/Not Applicable


Programs (classes, storytimes, lectures, etc.)
Very ImportantImportantSomewhat ImportantNot ImportantDon't know/Not Applicable


Computers, printers, scanners and copiers
Very ImportantImportantSomewhat ImportantNot ImportantDon't know/Not Applicable


Access to new technology (Audio/visual makerspace, 3D printing, virtual reality headsets etc.)
Very ImportantImportantSomewhat ImportantNot ImportantDon't know/Not Applicable


Study rooms/reading areas
Very ImportantImportantSomewhat ImportantNot ImportantDon't know/Not Applicable


Community meeting rooms
Very ImportantImportantSomewhat ImportantNot ImportantDon't know/Not Applicable


Internet access (including WiFi at the town park and Five Rivers)
Very ImportantImportantSomewhat ImportantNot ImportantDon't know/Not Applicable


Play spaces for children
Very ImportantImportantSomewhat ImportantNot ImportantDon't know/Not Applicable


Online services other than eBooks (website, catalog, research databases, etc.)
Very ImportantImportantSomewhat ImportantNot ImportantDon't know/Not Applicable


Genealogy/local history
Very ImportantImportantSomewhat ImportantNot ImportantDon't know/Not Applicable


Newspapers and magazines
Very ImportantImportantSomewhat ImportantNot ImportantDon't know/Not Applicable


Volunteer opportunities
Very ImportantImportantSomewhat ImportantNot ImportantDon't know/Not Applicable


Overall, how important is the library to you and your family?
Very ImportantImportantSomewhat ImportantNot ImportantDon't know/Not Applicable



4. If you borrow materials from the library, how important are the following to you?


Books
Very ImportantImportantSomewhat ImportantNot ImportantDon't know/Not Applicable


Children's books
Very ImportantImportantSomewhat ImportantNot ImportantDon't know/Not Applicable


DVDs
Very ImportantImportantSomewhat ImportantNot ImportantDon't know/Not Applicable


CDs
Very ImportantImportantSomewhat ImportantNot ImportantDon't know/Not Applicable


eBooks and eAudiobooks
Very ImportantImportantSomewhat ImportantNot ImportantDon't know/Not Applicable


Digital magazines (Flipster)
Very ImportantImportantSomewhat ImportantNot ImportantDon't know/Not Applicable


Library of Things (GoPro cameras, telescopes, metal detectors, etc.)
Very ImportantImportantSomewhat ImportantNot ImportantDon't know/Not Applicable


Museum passes
Very ImportantImportantSomewhat ImportantNot ImportantDon't know/Not Applicable




SECTION 2: WE VALUE YOUR OPINIONS. PLEASE ANSWER THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS:


5. What do you value most about the library?

6. How could the library or its services be improved?

7. Is the library's current infrastructure able to sufficiently provide services in a way that meets your needs?
YesNo

8. If the answer is no, what physical improvements or changes to the space would you support?

Thank you for your time!

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