Dunkirk Public Library serves a population of over 14,000 people.
We have 15,725 Adult books and 12,976 Children's books currently available for a grand total of 28,701.
With 28,701 books on our shelves, every one of the 14,000 people in our service area could borrow two and we'd still have a few hundred left to share.
New physical books added this year: 1,822
New electronic books added this year: 1,776
Total number of electronic books available for remote checkout: 11,857
Total number of digital audio books available for download: 4,441
The library offers free access to nineteen different databases and electronic resources, such as Ancestry and Rosetta Stone.
Number of visits to the Dunkirk Public Library in 2019: 56,346!
That’s like everyone in the service area stopping by four times.
Let’s boost that number!
The 2019 Summer Reading Program had 130 children sign up to participate.
Total 2019 adult book circulation: 10,931
Total 2019 children's book circulation: 13,257
Total 2019 electronic resource usage: 6,783
Tally of videos available on site: 1,807
Books on CD ready to be borrowed: 625
Library programs offered in 2019 Adult = 143 Young Adult = 6 (up 6 from 2018!) Children = 145
Group Digital Literacy instructional sessions provided: 130 Overall attendance: 249 One-on-one sessions scheduled: 72
Reference questions answered by phone, email, or in person: 4,226