Help the Bloomsburg Public Library plan for the future
Please take a few minutes to tell us what you think!
Do you have a Bloomsburg Public Library card?
Do you use the Bloomsburg Public Library?
How often did you visit the Bloomsburg Public library in the past year?
Just a few times
If you do not use the library, please select all that apply
When I read, I usually buy my reading materials rather than borrow them
The library’s hours aren’t convenient for me
Parking is too difficult
The library is too far from my home
I don't have any transportation
I don't know the library's location
I don't have a library card
I get my information from the internet
I'm too busy
I use the library at school/Bloomsburg University
I use another public library nearby
I don't know what the library offers
It's too hard to find what I am looking for
It's too difficult with small children
The library is an unpleasant environment
The library staff is unwelcoming
I don't read much
I would have to pay a fee for a library card and I do not want to do that
How important to you is having a public library in the community - even if you personally do not use it?
1 is Not important, 10 is Extremely important
When you go to a library, what offerings do you use? Please select all that apply:
Borrow children’s materials
Borrow young adult materials
Borrow adult materials
Attend children’s programs
Use public computers
Use Wi-fi with my own laptop
Use the restroom only
Use community meeting room
Relax, read, research, or study
Meet with others, formally or informally
Download ebooks (use digital resources: Hoopla, libby/overdrive ebooks)
I would be interested in using the library to: Please select all that apply:
Learn about something by taking a class, attending a lecture
Learn how to do something through a class (learning a language, a craft, gaining skills in an art form, lessons in something practical)
Have opportunities to meet other people or share an experience (book discussions, socials, travel)
Have opportunities to do something in the community (volunteering community projects
Improve my computer and digital skills
If the Bloomsburg Public Library were to offer new adult programs to the public, which types of programs might tempt you to participate in the future? Please select all that apply.
A film series of recent or classic movies
Food programs with area chefs
Local author programs, such as Indie Author Day
Bringing in experts to discuss current event topics
Summer reading program activities for adults
Craft and creative activities for adults
Financial literacy programs
Digital skills, ie, Internet safety
Tutoring for teens or adults
Literacy and Citizenship assistance
If the Bloomsburg Public Library began a circulating collection of non-reading materials, would you be interested in. Please select all that apply:
Board games and puzzles
Recording and photography equipment
These are current spaces and possible new spaces in the Public Library. Which features of the Bloomsburg Public Library do you feel are the most important. Please select all that apply:
Quiet space for adults to work, meet or have appointments
Dedicated teen space for learning, creating, selecting books, hanging out in a safe space
Individual or small group collaborative/tutoring spaces
Large community gathering space
Spaces to socialize
After school homework center
Makerspace (3D printing)
Family game space
Podcasting or music studio
Service center for copy/printing/scanning/faxing
A space for rent for private or business events
If the Bloomsburg Public Library could provide on-site services provided by social service agencies or other community groups, which partners would you like to see? Please select all that apply:
Columbia-Montour Agency Office, Inc.
Children and Youth Services
How do you prefer to learn about the Bloomsburg Public Library services/programs? Select all that apply.
Fliers posted in the library or around town
TV and/or radio
Handout flyer or bookmark
If you have difficulties with accessibility when visiting the Bloomsburg Public Library (such as ramp or elevator access issues, not enough seating, lights were too bright for my child with Autism, could not reach items, etc.) please explain
What types of programs do you expect the library to offer?
What types of programs would you be delighted to see at the library?
What technology training (either use of devices/hardware OR online/software) would you use at the library?
What hobbies, crafts or leisure activities would you like to learn more about, or do more often?
Is there anything else that you would like to share with us that we did not ask about?
What is your age range?
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