Your feedback helps the Library Foundation improve our existing programming and plan for new offerings. We want to learn more about how you use Chicago Public Library and how you'd prefer to interact with us as we move our activities into the virtual space. 

This survey will take five minutes and responses will be confidential.

Thank you for powering our Library and empowering every Chicagoan.

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* 1. Did you know that your Chicago Public Library card gives you access to digital content such as e-books, tv/movies, e-magazines, and other online resources?

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* 2. What library e-resources have you used to help you navigate the impacts of COVID-19 in your life? Rank from 1 to 5, 1 being the e-resource you use the most and 5 being the one you use the least.

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E-books and audiobooks 
E-magazines
TV shows and movies 
Online courses and tools (Brainfuse Homework Help, Chicago DigitalLearn, Mango Languages) 
Virtual programs (Live from the Library, Summer Learning Challenge)

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* 3. Would you say that you have used Chicago Public Library's e-resources more often during COVID-19?

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* 4. What is the Library's most important service for you as we continue to navigate the challenges of COVID-19? Choose all that apply.

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* 5. Prior to COVID-19, donors and friends of the Library Foundation expressed interest in participating in more in-person events and activities. Our events provide spaces to get to know you while in some cases, raising crucial funds that connect donors to the Library’s work and support educational services offered to Chicagoans of all ages across 81 branches.

As we look toward moving some of our traditional events and activities to a virtual platform, we would like your feedback on how we can make these virtual events appealing and engaging for you.

What kind of Get Carded events organized by the Associate Board would you be most likely to attend?

  Most likely  Likely Less Likely  Least likely
Virtual trivia Night
Virtual author conversation series
Virtual happy hour with notable authors and/or literary guests
Virtual professional networking 

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* 6. How much would you be willing to pay for a ticket to a virtual Get Carded event? (Trivia Night, Author conversation, or happy hour)

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* 7. Every year, the Library and the Library Foundation present a Literary Award to a prominent author along with the 21st Century Award to a promising writer with ties to Chicago. This is part of our celebration of everything the Library stands for. This year, we are taking this fundraising event virtual. Would you be interested in participating in the virtual awards this December? 

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* 8. What elements would you like to see in the virtual awards celebration to enhance your experience as a guest? Check all that apply.

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* 9. Please include your name and email address so you can be entered into the drawing to a collection of 5 books from our 2019 Literary Awards, signed by our guest authors. 

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