The Board of Trustees for the Mamie Doud Eisenhower Public Library is conducting a community survey. Please answer the questions on both sides of the page and return the survey with your payment or to the library. This survey is available on the City of Broomfield Home Page at http://www.ci.broomfield.co.us. You may respond over the Internet if you prefer. Your input is important in planning for the future.

MAMIE DOUD EISENHOWER PUBLIC LIBRARY

SURVEY

THE LIBRARY

1. HOW OFTEN DO YOU USE THE MAMIE DOUD EISENHOWER PUBLIC LIBRARY? (Broomfield) Mark (X) one.

a.  At least once a week

d.  Once every six months

b.  Once every three weeks

e.  Once a year

c.  Once a month

f.  Never

 

2. WHAT ARE YOUR MAIN REASONS FOR USING THE LIBRARY? Check all that apply

a.  To borrow best sellers

j.  To read newspapers

b.  To borrow other fiction books

k.  To use the Internet

c.  To borrow non-fiction books

l.  To get information for a school project

d.  For reference/ research

m.  To use government publications

e.  To use the children's library

n.  To attend storyhour or childrenís program

f.  To use the young adult area

o.  To use the computers (non-Internet)

g.  To borrow videos, CDís or audio tapes

p.  To get information for home/car repairs

h.  To use the copy machine

q.  To get income tax forms

i.  To read magazines

r.  To study/work

 

3. ON YOUR LAST VISIT DID YOU FIND WHAT YOU WERE LOOKING FOR ? (If "yes", go to # 5)

a.  Yes

b.  No

c.  Partly

 

4. MARK (X) ALL THE STATEMENT(S) BELOW WHICH EXPLAIN WHY YOU DID NOT GET WHAT YOU WERE LOOKING FOR ON YOUR LAST VISIT.

a.  Item was checked out

e  The computers were down

b.  Library had no material on the subject

f.  The computers were in use

c.  I could not find the material.

g.  I do not know how to use the computers

d.  Staff could not find the material

h.  Staff requested material from another

library

HOW ARE WE DOING?

5. MARK (X) ALL ITEM (S) WHICH DESCRIBE THE SERVICE YOU RECEIVED.

a.  Staff was helpful and pleasant

c.  I did not ask for help

b.  Staff was too busy to help me

d.  Staff did not have the knowledge to help me

6. MARK (X) ALL THE AREA(S) IN WHICH YOU THINK THE LIBRARY CAN IMPROVE.

a.  More study rooms

d.  More meeting rooms

b.  More study tables

e.  More storyhour/craft space

c.  More study carrels

f.  Larger building

 

 

7. MARK (X) ALL AREA(S) IN WHICH YOU WOULD LIKE TO SEE THE COLLECTION IMPROVED.

a.  General Non-fiction

j.  General Fiction

b.  Religion/Philosophy

k.  Mystery

c.  History

l.  Science Fiction

d.  Science/Technology

m.  Romance

e.  Health/Medical

n.  Western

f.  Travel

o.  Large Print

g.  Self Help

p.  Audio/Video

h.  Biography

q.  Magazines/Newspapers

i.  Arts/Culture

r.  Children's materials

8. MARK (X) ALL AREAS IN WHICH YOU WOULD LIKE TO SEE TECHNOLOGY IMPROVED.

a.  More computers to access the collection

d.  Improved access from home computers

b.  More Internet access

e.  Word processing and spreadsheet capability

c.  More CD-ROM workstations

f.  More on-line databases

 

ABOUT YOU

9. YOUR SEX

a.  Male

b.  Female

 

10. YOUR AGE GROUP

a.  11 or under

e.  40-49

b.  12-17

f.  50-59

c.  18-29

g.  60 or over

d.  30-39

 

 

11. YOUR HIGHEST EDUCATION LEVEL

a.  Some high school or less

d.  Some college

b.  High school graduate

e.  College graduate

c.  Vocational school/Technical school

f.  Graduate degree (masterís, doctorate)

 

OTHER COMMENTS: Please add any additional information which you feel will help the library plan for the future.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thank you for taking the time to complete this survey.