Yutan Public Library Director Report for November 2021

The Library Board meeting was held on December 6, 2021, at 7pm

In attendance:   Mary Jo Robinson, Elizabeth Bullington (Secretary), Vicki Wolkins, Mary Kay Arp, & Lynn Hapke (President)

Absent: None

Director Laurie Van Ackeren; present

Guests:  None

Revenue:  Total $22.65

Circulation Statistics:  521 check outs

Member Amount Saved:  $6,292.80

Over Drive Checkouts:  189 (online e-books)

Patron Visits:        Total 374

Adults 248

Juv 126

Events:

Deputy Sheriff ‘Scam’ Program – 12 attended            Sit n Stitch group – average of 1

Tween/Teen Book Club – 3 attended                         Toddler Time – average of 7

After the Bell Club – average of 3                               Adult Book Club – 5 attended

Coffee Time – average of 10                                       Home School Art club – average of 7

November was Read Aloud Month.  Thank you to Cole Bockelman, Rachelle Lauritzen, Mary Kay Arp, and Lynn Hapke for reading to our children at Toddler Time.

Yutan Public Library Director Report for October 2021

The Library Board meeting was held on November 8, 2021, at 7pm.

In attendance:   Mary Jo Robinson, Elizabeth Bullington (Secretary), Lynn Hapke & Mary Kay Arp

Absent: Nathan Mumm

Director Laurie Van Ackeren present

Guests:  Vicki Wolkins

Revenue:  Total $1.45

Circulation Statistics:  608 check outs

Member Amount Saved:  $6,859.53

Over Drive Checkouts:  141 (online e-books)

Patron Visits:        Total 440

Adults 252

Juv 188

Nathan Mumm resigned as President and member of the Yutan Public Library Board.  Resignation accepted.  Lynn Hapke approved by Library Board as president.

New board member approved by the Library Board pending acceptance from the Yutan City Board of Directors is Vicki Wolkins.

Events:

Kids Pumpkin Decorating – 1 attended                       Sit n Stitch group – average of 2

Tween/Teen Book Club – 3 attended                         Toddler Time – average of 7

After the Bell Club – average of 7

Coffee Time – average of 11

Home School Art club – average of 13

Adult Book Club – 15 attended

Yutan Public Library Director Report for July 2021

The Library Board meeting was held on July 12, 2021, at 7pm.

In attendance:   Mary Jo Robinson, Elizabeth Bullington (Secretary), Lynn Hapke, & Mary Kay Arp

Absent Nathan Mumm

Director Laurie Van Ackeren and Viki Miller present

Guests:  None

Revenue:  Total $10.85

Circulation Statistics:  1026 check outs

Member Amount Saved:  $11,197.13

Over Drive Checkouts:  183 (online e-books)

Patron Visits:     Total 777

Adults 373

Juv 404

Home Deliveries – 2

Many Summer Programs:  UNL Extension Program was held weekly in July totaling 79 children (grades K – 6th).  We held two Magical Unicorn Parties, totaling 22 girls.  Movie night totaling 8 adults. We had three card parties, totaling 13 people. Our book club for kids entering 4th, 5th or 6th grade was July 17 and we had 11 kids participate (18 are signed up).  We held four Noah’s Ark Workshops that children of all ages could make stuffed dragons or unicorns, totaling 32 people.

Mark Your Calendar for Thur. July 29 for the Jeff Quinn Magic Show at the Activity Center, 7pm.

Yutan Public Library May 2021

Revenue

Fines:  $15.90

Total:   $15.90 (April $16.25)

Circulation Statistics

Checkouts:   765 (608)

Member Amount Saved

$8,285.70 ($6,272.97)

Over Drive Checkouts:  140 (188)

Patron Visits

Total: 494 (422)

Adults:  247 (228)

Juv:  247 (194)

Curbside pickups – 0 (0)   Home deliveries – 1 (0)

Coffee Time – Average 13 (12)                           Sit n Stitch – Average 3 (3)

Toddler Time – Average 11 (9)                           Adult Book Club – 7 (4)

Walking Taco’s for Cinco De Mayo – 40 people served.