The Hayner Public Library District runs on a fiscal year of July 1 through June 30 the following year. In Fiscal Year 2013-2014 we were certainly busy, as the following statistics demonstrate:
…We held 310 free programs of entertainment and education for adults/children and teens. More than 10,000 of you attended these programs.
…Over 27,000 Hayner library cards are in effect.
…We circulated over 692,000 items.
…We brought in over 68,000 items from other libraries to satisfy patron requests.
…We circulated over 25,000 eBooks.
…We subscribed to 319 newspapers and magazines for you.
…We subscribed to 47 databases for you, which you can access from your home.
…Over 360,000 people passed through our doors—an average of 30,000 people per month.
…We provided 95 free public access computers for your use.
…We provided over 245,000 items for you to check out, including books, eBooks, CDs, DVDs, magazines, games, and even fishing rods!
…We answered over 5,000 reference questions for you.
…We participated in a network of over 500 libraries in Southern Illinois, with access to all their collections, for a materials inventory of over 10,000,000 items.
…Annual views of our home page were over 4,879,000.