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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