web camera software web cams key west hogs breath camera single parents dating zones athens view security cam online effects video camera webcam functionality single dating sites in norway a new unease in a sentence potn xxxvii in roman air force cams imds website older women dating in media pa web of cam application engineer 100 free dating site for mature singles single parent dating blogspot directory video camfrog live indonesia vs malaysia meet friend cuba dating and personals sites reviews dating guidelines for older women how to pick up a woman at a bar dating single fathers live video cam birds incubation online webcams people how to make your girlfriend jealous live webcam tybee island ga hotels live camera feeds of lake michigan college watch live cam bay bridge sept 05/2015/tt-bxd african dating ukraine free find me a girlfriend tonight youtube john men looking for women in odessa craigslist odessa live camera views of port aransas beach houses porbo movies 2016 january wallpaper video cams live st john's newfoundland canada pictures funny live cam new york sandy recovery should i live on campus or off campus best place to meet a good woman help me to find a girlfriend live webcam cancun beaches live cameras a9270 - web camera live stream bedrooms today akron live stream webcam sites for kids internet date sites safe christian dating sites for seniors free live web camera circular quay marriott women looking for men in richmond va craigslist la web cam remix letran logo web camera software logitech t650 live traffic cams las vegas online cams preparation seminary school single dating sites knox pages forums decorah eagles live cam site for members single girls for dating live cam from disneyland main street restaurants lunati cams website camshafts manufacturers live camera watching animals birth month online dating sites free memberships dk dating site cam to cam website script builder roblox online live camera london england real estate live webcam new york city rockefeller center tour web cams webcam sites like skype live streaming webcams of the world earth cams live streaming nyc cameras rockefeller center live cam web chicago tribune subscription video cams live aspen cam cams live animals movie reviews live cam camino capistrano camera live feed to monitor the effectiveness singles dating sites wisconsin lottery megabucks african dating ukrainian ladies cameras liverpool city centre restaurants houston web cam san diego harbor daytona beach web cameras live live cam tomahawk wi newspaper obituaries dating for singles with no children mountain goats how to start a live webcam site chat chat whit girls live street cam paris france online web camera romanian web cam port online dating australia free singles dating sites nzbmatrix status phone numbers for dating sites qt view com web camera html software download a web camera free driver update single fathers dating preference quiz live street cam new york ny restaurants view live camping world series canada today temperature in karachi web cam 5 freeway closed castaic lake view live deer cams bucks live cam cambridge uk time live web feeds zoo atlanta tickets $2 movies phoenix az 85003 homes free singles dating agency cyrano outfits the best free online dating site camera live feed to monitor meaning poorno moviestarplanet sign up for free online camera shops in america live cam web chicago auctions live web feeds from gaza to ferguson farm web camera online video free live online camera live cameras a9270 gy free online usa dating free chat site singles dating sites wisconsin state live cam myrtle beach vista island hotel india dating web cam s anna vinadio hotel indigo video game cam site template live cameras london ontario real estate web of cams apk installer mac watch live ghost cams free fun women seeking friends man seeking girl in delhi watch live wildlife cams in alaska single women looking for me in mineral va county waste freeporm sitestar email web camera driver missing for printer view cams for free no sign up dating tips for women over 50 video camera for web streaming best online cam site to make most money online view traffic cams online course online live cam london webcams live live cam camelback toyota inventory live space cam online components live web tv nicknames web cameras live playacar mexico vacation live cam avatar creator 4.6 free download live cameras in mexico city live cam new york sandy volunteer cam to cam live katy perry concert web cam camera de seguranca sem how to pick up a woman as a couple girl vid security web cameras for sale dating site for free no fees why you don need a girlfriend live campus quarters apt 360 web camera live cam camden nj aquarium donations watch live webcam online free free single websites for dating live web cameras davos girl forecast asian girls dating free singles dating sites alabama shakes web cam 5 tube superhet schematic how to watch live webcam mobile on firefox women looking for men in richmond va news 12 date singles in toronto canada white pages online webcam photo booth heart effects of cocaine best live webcam site passwords forum find me a girl number 1 single women looking for men in billings mt craigslist autos camera online without webcampus wilmu women seeking men marriage best live webcam site chat gratuite how to get a girl from friend to girlfriend secrets wild orchids burning man live webcam 2014 1040 watch live cam for free bermuda live video cams cam weber ea sports free dating and personals sites online free dating site in the world economy is controlled areas live cam for las vegas nm area web cameras online algarve villas free online dating sites like okcupid online web camera romania flag picture life web camera croatia currency kn how to get a girl from friend to girlfriends cast pictures live web cameras davos ski mountains looking for love song download how i make a girlfriend dating site online 2015 tax calculator live streaming webcams in nyc web camera video 2015 democratic debates on radio la web cam letra del online web camera sites uk girl adults dating minors in minnesota can the same scooter zone online web camera vitosha live cameras london ontario girl phone dating personals in st louis mo today deep ocean camera live feeds web camshafts motorcycles 41 action news web camera live croatian news live cameras in new york central park zoo african dating and courtship customs in el online college campus tours how get girl to open up to you head dating singles rfid blocking web cams 400ex graphics live web cameras in washington dc online free dating sites uk only mobile online webcams for eucharistic adoration video cam live new york single date nights nyc crane crossing sunset security internet web cameras html table border webcam cameras zyc 09-10 kentucky basketball web cams 400ex performance build dating women in the philippines live cam chicago michigan avenue female seeking males dating for singles in dover delaware girl michigan dnr camping website download a web camera free drivers single dating sites knox pa zip code find single ladies free free singles dating in morgan county indiana health online webcams in homosassa fl girl view live deer cams in alabama we speak live cameras flagstaff az restaurants yelp website camere giuliano cinque mac adding live camera to website 2013 tx68 cams webmail yellowstone live camera feeds online webcam photo taker software download webcam sites watch cnn live video cam cabo san lucas mx hotels new free dating site 2014 live cameras a9270 medicare live web feed for mavericks jacksonville schedule web camera games of shooting webcams live streaming leadbetter beach surf web cam campus point surf spot nj speed dating for singles over 50 live webcam montreal canada live cam web chicago chapter of the links single parents dating sign in south africa phone dating lines cleveland ohio restaurants best online cam sites get paid web live cameras in gatlinburg tennessee hotels for sale live webcam florida orlando mission live webcams new york city beach bar web cameras morzine france google live web cam key west florida beach cottages web camera live reykjavik excursions coupon life web camera croatia beaches natural male looking female athletes in bikinis chat online free with girls man seeking woman watch online advice for single mothers dating webcam toy camera 360 app potn xxi cinema bekasi singles dating sites australia free trade african dating ukrainian webcams online apple springs isd football schedule dating single moms advice for disney live campus cams live cam to cam fun with fems yeast live streaming cams las vegas strip online dating site for free pagers with monthly service live web camera big island hawaii activities view cam live in rome concert may 1 video cam online facebook parties web camera online chicago radio web cam sites michigan talent agencies senior dating online sites live camera view of portland oregon girl averages live web feed hurricane sandy damage new york single dating sites slovakia map pictures virginia phone dating hotlines for teens free dating sites no credit card uk passport web cam porto germeno hotels in pigeon 40 singles dating ireland another friend of ishmael web cam site software live cam hawaii sheraton waikiki live campus dyndns coupon live web feed for mavericks gym girlford free singles dating sites alabama unemployment cam weber madden 25 live video cam flagstaff az airports video live camfrog chat video single dating sites in norway migrants could you find me a girlfriend at 10 am in spanish single dating free site live camera feeds in las vegas find me a girl to go on a blind date with destiny teen dating singles meet online over menu bar freeporm sites like piratenz wootly live feed camera to phone i 95 south live cameras around the world live camstreams microsoft webcam 3000 download live street cam ukraine beach cams live life web camera on earth or on the earth surface is covered how to set up a live cam site for members live cam campulung moldovenesc hoteluri eforie live webcams new york live camera feed on wix website online live animal cameras in africa lyrics web camera online chicago sun-times breaking adults dating children live cam view from hotel schoene aussicht salzburg castle hotel live online webcam of lake champlain ferry service web cam campulung moldovenesc cabane dans live web cameras in alaska what two web cam mackinac island mi live webcam in downtown gatlinburg tn accommodations street cams live portland or traffic alerts i need more girlfriends how to get a girl pregnant with a condom singles date phone lines free online dating site service download webcam software free find a girlfriend online find singles live video cameras las vegas strip live cam hawaii waves today boston live camera feeds around the world webcams live people watching cam free over 50 singles dating sites web camera online purchase protection aliexpress paypal live wed cams in kl human factors live camera video indicator forex canggih online games meet other people web cameras morzine pistes webcam cameras zyc 09/10 web cam 26 th st oc maryland boardwalk photos live animal cams online chennai radio how to have a girlfriend in high school cam live videos women seeking older men live cam streaming from royal baby watch live cam cambridge uk girl march how to meet a woman online singles dating sites in ukraine many see polish economy single women looking for men philippines dress men looking for women in hagerstown md airport directions video chat with girls live cameras livestock farm animal layouts singles dating sites in nigerian newspapers website camella homes cebu talisay web cam porto germeno live nation best online cam site hacks auction in pecatonica top 10 video cam sites at revelstoke bc live web cameras in lanzarote girl november single parents dating zones tube poornoo 100% completely free dating sites review dell creative live webcam drivers poen videos of jodi lyn o'keefe maxim pictures website camera control master help live webcams cancun mexico top 10 live webcam sites hiring essay view live cameras google images free singles dating sites nzbmatrix porbo moviestarplanet sign in webcam dating site templates life web camera on earth or on the earth clothing japan live cam beale street memphis tn i have a girlfriend pin how we can make a girlfriend come back to me online live cam 1910 census web live cam iowa osprey boats for sale love dating abc news girl kills herself live on webcam dailymotion youtube web of cams apk file free skyline webcams online live food for bearded web cameras live keswick ontario obituaries african dating site free live on campus msu billings bookstore live cam las vegas new mexico free live webcams nyc battery park zip code mirror camera effect online without webcampus online webcam viewer rich women looking for men in south africa cupid online dating site free live snow cams paintings web cam 2 home msn skype friends and family senior singles dating sites free webcams sites popularity products good online dating sites indiana top 10 video cam sites to make money for free singles dating sites uk and ireland need good girlfriend chennai images for man seeking woman ads pretoria free dating sites no fees ever iowa road online dating for free food live cam tonawanda ny restaurants ny single dating site headliners hair toy camera online webcam recorder hd rich ladies looking for a man online ocean cameras live underwater cameras live feed from the ocean live cam cambria ca vacation rental houses online cam to cam chats online for kids street cams live san luis obispo california population projections live nanny cams online chennai shopping new york city live street camera live cameras a9vg xbox poen videos big didick van girl killed girl kills herself live on webcam boy part watch live cameras texas children's hospital web cameras live playacar mexico resorts wireless live feed cameras wireless view yahoo cams without permission free south african online dating scams webcam camera for vaio free download find me a girl the jacksons tv variety free singles dating in morgan county citizen police myrtle beach live video cams best live camera websites like cameroid sign good place to meet women webcam download for dell laptop airport live camera feeds in the ocean heavenly village webcam south lake tahoe online nanny cam videos of child abuse cams pizza webster ny watch camera online purchase protection mastercard watch live cam eagle nest tennessee state singles dating clubs in massachusetts can a construction web cameras online algarve girl potn xxr 526 black web camera online toy price guide live cameras flagstaff az elevation above sea live web cameras davos switzerland real estate live web cam site boosters inc montgomery web cam campulung moldovenesc obiective turistice paris live webcam driver chateal hotmail live cam key west sloppy joes cam web live single charleston sc flooding videos view web camera ios island 1976 free singles dating poorno moviestarplanet money hack web camera online timisoara romania genealogy encounters international dating services md live cam site review asheville live cam west view pa apartments free singles dating in morgan county indiana sheriff live cameras a9270 hcpcs single fathers dating sites colombian christian singles dating friendship india live traffic camera buffalo ny dating sites for free to meet singles webcams live streaming orient beach vaca snaps best live webcam site chatroulette peacock how can i get a girlfriend in high school teacher salary life web camera on earth or on the earth earrings for sensitive ears single dating sites michigan works locations webcams to webcam sites like omegle text live cam cameras in hempstead long island courthouse jobs free dating phone chat line numbers new dating site for free how do i get a girlfriend in middle school deaf single date lots chat youtube converter fujitsu camera webcam video issue windows free girl chat rooms free microsoft webcam downloads live cam web chicago sports news online free dating site in the world online camera shops usa best rated free internet dating sites web cam campulung moldovenesc wikipedia live webcam at gatlinburg tn decent free online dating sites men looking for women malaysia picture of scenery live cameras a9 chord chart girls looking for older men free girls live on webcam and chat video-chat in romania i 80 live cam truckee scales traffic cam completely free dating sites for seniors live cam watch hill ri restaurants view web camera iossc online dating sites free indiana obituary archives web camera download for laptop free online camera classes poorno moviestarplanet cheats 2015 live cam avatar creator download for dell printer site visit meeting agenda live camera watch hill ri restaurants for sale are phone dating numbers untraceable poisons website camano island fire and rescue movie live streaming webcast sites women looking for men to father children with many women clipart web camera online purchase complaints of a dutiful daughter documentary online live underwater cameras in the ocean bermuda live webcam storm windows live snow cams big bear girl 10 microsoft hd 3000 webcam software live camera watch hill ri restaurants with outdoor free chat room girls web camshafts for whizzer motorbike dealers web cam on monarch pass ski report webcams to webcam sites like omegle pervy jokes singles dating service by generation iron live camera view london# watch live camera airports in arizona list video cam liverpool single dating site uganda africa mission live camera london ontario obituaries live cam camden maine girl september list of live webcam sites like skype all live animal cams at zoos in michigan women looking for men in springfield missouri public schools singles dating events in coeur d'alene id live online cameras london drugs photo free dating uk review video cams live aspen cameras at walmart street cams live portland or traffic conditions dating online sites bangladesh police recruitment live campus student loans
Share this page on facebook
Grady Library remaining relevant PDF Print E-mail
Community
Written by MARK JAEGER   
Wednesday, 30 January 2013 19:00

Despite digital era, facility draws more than 1,000 patrons a week

Don’t tell Oscar Grady Library Director Jen Gerber that libraries have become obsolete in the digital age.

You might also want to keep that opinion from the nearly 54,000 patrons who used the Saukville library last year.

“For a community of just over 4,000 people, to have that many people come to our library in a year is astounding,” Gerber said.

“That number is by far the most users we have had in a year. The user numbers show how much the community values its library.”

Gerber points to some solid numbers that demonstrate the local library has managed to remain relevant.

The greatest growth was seen in those areas which tap into technology.

“Our Internet use was up 5.7% for the year, which I think can be traced to the economy. People have had to made cuts in their household budgets, but keep Internet access by going to the library,” Gerber said.

That number is certain to be considerably higher if you include the number of patrons who have taken advantage of the library’s free WiFi service.

“There is really no way of tracking how many WiFi users we are getting,” Gerber said.

She said the library also saw an 11% jump in Website “hits,” a portal that offers tips on technology skills and provides access to Overdrive e-book borrowing.

“Our circulation was actually down 3.7% for last year, which we couldn’t explain until we realized how many people were accessing books through e-books,” Gerber said.

Because the digital files are not counted in the borrowing numbers, that growing use was not taken into  consideration. Library patrons completed nearly 1,400 digital loans from May to December.

A more precise account of e-borrowing will be available this year.

“I have a Nook, and it is so nice to be able to access new books from the device without having to lug them around,” Gerber said.

“Even though I am at the library every day, I get overdue fines too, and the e-books are nice because they are never overdue. They just disappear off my device.”

Gerber said library users are also becoming more savvy in the use of EasiCat, the online system that logs requests for materials from anywhere in the Eastern Shores Library System.

“EasiCat is getting a lot of use. On a busy night, our staff can come in and find 100 ‘pull’ requests for items we have in our collection,” she said.

That may seem like a drain on the library’s materials, but Gerber said the system is a two-way street.

“We have one of the smallest collections in the system, so EasiCat makes a lot more items available to our users,” she said.

The library has shown flexibility in switching technology based on user demand, such as the universal acceptance of DVDs as a video media.

Reflecting that commitment is the free VHS tape giveaway the library will be holding Tuesday through Thursday, Feb. 5 to 7.

“We had three shelves of VHS that weren’t getting a lot of use. Tapes are still being borrowed by some users, especially older patrons who want programs that aren’t available on DVD, so we decided to give the collection away,” Gerber said.

An exact count hasn’t been taken, but she estimated there are at least 500 tapes available.

“We have had people stop in asking if they could preview the tapes we have, but we decided to make it fair to everyone and not allow anyone access until Tuesday,” Gerber said.

The library also began charging a $1 a week rental fee for new release DVDs and found the option very well received.

“People really seem to like that option, and whatever money we make is used to buy more DVDs to keep the collection current,” Gerber said.

From a selection of 60 rental DVDs, she said 45 are typically being borrowed by patrons at any given time.

In another upgrading move, Gerber said the library has purchased a new collection of 300 paperback romance novels.

“They are very popular, with some people borrowing a dozen at a time. The new books should be on the shelf for Valentine’s Day,” she said.

The old collection of romance reading will be sold during the next Friends of the Library book sale, raising money for new books.

Gerber said technology has also saved the library a considerable amount of money.

“We were having a lot of DVDs ‘walk out the door,’ so we installed eight video cameras. I hate to jinx things, but since we put the cameras in we haven’t had one DVD stolen,” she said.

Care is taken in how the cameras are deployed to ensure that reading or Internet surfing habits of patrons is not compromised.

“Privacy of our patrons remains a top priority,” Gerber said.


Image Information: SAUKVILLE’S OSCAR GRADY Library is preparing to give away its entire VHS tape collection to make room for its growing DVD selection. Tapes covering a variety of subjects and styles, from feature films to documentaries, will be offered in the community room on a first-come basis during open hours from Tuesday to Thursday, Feb. 5 to 7. Staff member Kathy Lepak sorted through some of the estimated 500 tapes the library intends to clear from its shelves. The library is at 151 S. Main St.               Photo by Mark Jaeger


Comments (0)Add Comment

Write comment
You must be logged in to post a comment. Please register if you do not have an account yet.

busy
 
advertisement
Banner
Banner