Monthly Archives: April 2011

Read the movie, see the book!

There are a bunch of movies-based-on-books coming out this summer. Here’s a list from Entertainment Weekly:
Something Borrowed, May 6 Trailer
Judy Moody and the Not Bummer Summer, June 10 Trailer
Mr. Popper’s Penguins, June 17 Trailer
Snow Flower and the Secret Fan, July 15 Trailer
Sarah’s Key, July 22 Trailer
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part 2, July 15 Trailer
The Help, August 12 Trailer

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New Books

Here is the list of new titles recently received. Place your reserves now!

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Snapshot Day Survey results

Here are the results of our Library Snapshot Day survey.
109 people visited the library that day. 46 completed surveys.
How do you get to the library?
Car 100%
Walk 6%
Bike 3%

Favorite Genre:
Mystery 39%
Children’s books 35%
Nonfiction 30%
Bestsellers 28%
Biography 19%
Romance 17%
Historical Fic. 17%
Thrillers 15%
Young Adult 13%
Large Print 11%
Fantasy 11%
Science Fic. 9%
Graphic Novels 6%
Horror 2%

I mostly check out:
Books 98%
DVDs 65%
Magazines 24%
Paperbacks 19%
Cds 19%
Games 11%
Just use computer 4%

Favorite things about Plumb library:
Staff 91% (thanks, guys!)
Books 72%
Location 69%
Hours 43%
Atmosphere 43%
Holds 28%
DVDs 23%
Kids programs 19%
Story Time 17%
Book Group 13%
Magazines 11%
Computers 6%
Copier/Fax 4%
Friends group 4%
Website 4%
Games 2%
EBooks 2%

Patrons own:
Computer 87%
IPod/MP3 player 43%
Game console 37%
E-Reader 11%
Tablet computer 9%

Will the Red Sox go all the way this year:
yes 54%
Don’t Care 24%
No 19%

61% of the respondents were ages 31-60.
74% were female.
87% came from Rochester.

Thanks to everyone who helped make our first Library Snapshot Day such fun. We’re already looking forward to next year!

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