Annual Report

2013-14 Report
Collection
  • Total books: 88,998
  • Total audiobooks: 4,082
  • Downloadable audio: 3,816
  • E-books: 57,329
  • Total DVD: 5,262
  • Total magazine and newspaper subscriptions: 102
  • Electronic databases: 18
Circulation
  • Total: 141,723
  • Borrowers: 18,210
  • Library Visits: 196,300
  • Computer Use: 42,234 public computer sessions or about 120 sessions for every day the library is open
Programs
Total program attendance was 8,005. The library held 324 programs and answered over 18,356 reference questions last year.

Website
Every month last year, there was an average of over 8,000 visits to the library’s web page. An average of over 10,000 articles from the library’ databases were viewed every month and there were over 1,600 searches of the library’s catalog.

Goals for 2014-15
  • Expand literacy services to different groups.
  • Increase activities and events at different times.
  • Update non-fiction print collections.
  • Promote the library’s digital resources to different audiences.
  • The City of Radford budgeted $616,620 for public library operations in FY 2014-15, or $37 per citizen.