Our top 10 list for 2010

While the year is but a few days old, let’s take a moment to reflect on our  highlights in 2010 (in no particular order):

  1.  Launch of new Adult Literacy Tutoring program run by volunteers to  assist individuals to improve their english.
  2. Family History volunteers being finalists as part of SA Heritage Heroes award.
  3. Completion of stocktake of the Library collection.  This was a large amount of work for all staff, well organised by our Systems team.
  4. Inaugural Reader’s festival.
  5. Launch of the Blu Ray DVD collection – currently 320 available for loan.
  6. Improved access to Environmental resources within the adult non-fiction collection.
  7. Welcomed 388,853 people through the door.
  8. 733 programs/events were held of which 28,851 people attended!  Children’s Book Week and performance of the Christmas Wish were a couple of outstanding highlights.
  9. Growth in Library Access Services program – assisting individuals to access the service who can’t due to health or infirmity
  10. Added over 30,000 new items added to the collection.  Congratulations to our technical service team as that is an increase of over 3,000+ items from 2009!
  11. Come ‘n’ try e-books: featuring Kindle, I-pad, Sony e-reader touch, and Kobo.  They are still on display – come and play! 

… and here comes 2011 – another exciting new year!

1 thought on “Our top 10 list for 2010

  1. I think it’s great that we are so awesome that our top 10 list goes to 11. Like Spinal Tap’s amp!

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