Alamance County Public Libraries promote literacy skills and educational opportunities for all ages through a variety of programs, and provides access to print, electronic, AV materials, information, Internet, and genealogical and historical materials.

Workload Measures 2021-22

1. Number of visitors to all branches
2. Number of classes and programs offered
3. Number of participants at classes
4. Number of community partnerships and collaborations
5. Job/Career reference interactions
6. Circulation of materials
7. Circulation of electronic material
8. Internet accessed via in-house public computers
9. Internet accessed via Mobile Café
10. Number of facilitated discussions and agencies that utilized service
11. Number of people served through technology trainings
12. Track the number of people who attend agricultural educational programs

Updated 8/17/2021

GOALSPROGRESS
1) Begin a high level of record keeping as we learn the Mobile Library during its first year of service. Through stringent statistics such as requests for service, visitor count, materials checked-out and used on-site, Wi-Fi usage, etc. we will adapt the stops, routes and services to better meet the needs of the community.In Progress
2) Explore the feasibility of adding additional mobile technologies to our Creating Connections program through the assessment of community interest, cost analysis, and funding opportunities. This could be through switching public computers to laptops for in-house use, laptops or tablets available for patron check-out, expanding the circulating hotspot program, etc.In Progress
3) Incorporate the many functions of the collection maintenance tool, Collection HQ, into our daily, monthly, and yearly materials assessment practices over the next two years to determine the continued need for this resource. In year one, schedule regular training with staff to learn the features and benefits of this tool. After full usage has been achieved, in year two analyze the results of the successful tool utilization to determine benefit and cost analysis for future use.In Progress
4) Pending the successful acquisition of grant funding, install and test out remote locker library materials pick-up outside the Graham Public Library. Perform a high level of record keeping during its first year of service to determine the success and viability in other community partner locations.In Progress
5) Grow our presence in the community by meeting our Marketing Plan goals of implementing new digital signage, and expanding staff participation in social media creation.In Progress
6) To improve and enhance customer service and library services knowledge and skills, 90% of employees will participate in training and learning opportunities for a cumulative total value of 175 hours.In Progress
7) To support the Alamance County action pillars of preserving agriculture and world class education, ACPL will provide a minimum of four agricultural themed programs.In Progress
8) To promote communication and employee voice, ACPL will host monthly meetings as a collective library group with representation from all library employee types, branches and management.In Progress