BMPL User Survey #6 Follow-up to Community Consultation

On June 14th BMPL hosted a Community Consultation Open House.  The questions asked are found here.  Individuals who did not attend, or who attended and though of additional items are encouraged to respond.  Please respond to any/all that you are interested in. 

All feedback will be used in the creation of the Strategic Plan and the Space Plan this summer!

What priorities do you believe the Board should include in the Strategic Plan?

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* 1. What priorities do you believe the Board should include in the Strategic Plan?

The new Board will be selected by Council this fall. What skills should applicants be able to demonstrate?

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* 2. The new Board will be selected by Council this fall. What skills should applicants be able to demonstrate?

What programs and services could we offer: For teens… For children… For families… For seniors… For adults… For businesses…For you?

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* 3. What programs and services could we offer: For teens… For children… For families… For seniors… For adults… For businesses…For you?

For Teens-what would you like in your library. What would make us your dream hang out spot?

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* 4. For Teens-what would you like in your library. What would make us your dream hang out spot?

For Children-what would you like in your library.  What would make us your dream hang out spot?

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* 5. For Children-what would you like in your library.  What would make us your dream hang out spot?

Libraries are not bound by walls. Would you attend Pop-Up Library events in the community?  Where would you like us to be? [Where can we offer services outside of our walls-what services and where?]

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* 6. Libraries are not bound by walls. Would you attend Pop-Up Library events in the community?  Where would you like us to be? [Where can we offer services outside of our walls-what services and where?]

How/where do you receive your information about events, activities, and issues?

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* 7. How/where do you receive your information about events, activities, and issues?

Which Social Media sites do you use? Which would you like to see BMPL on?

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* 8. Which Social Media sites do you use? Which would you like to see BMPL on?

What kind of “non-book things” would you like to borrow from the library? [Currently we circulate snow shoes but can expand this alternate collection].

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* 9. What kind of “non-book things” would you like to borrow from the library? [Currently we circulate snow shoes but can expand this alternate collection].

What types of collections / which authors would you like to see in the Library?

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* 10. What types of collections / which authors would you like to see in the Library?

What experiences, environments and opportunities could the Museum provide?

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* 11. What experiences, environments and opportunities could the Museum provide?

What lectures or events would you like to see?  If specific to home location be specific: e.g. In Thornbury?  In Craigleith?

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* 12. What lectures or events would you like to see?  If specific to home location be specific: e.g. In Thornbury?  In Craigleith?

How could we improve The Gallery at L.E. Shore?

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* 13. How could we improve The Gallery at L.E. Shore?

A core function of libraries is to foster innovation through technology. What technology and tech workshops could we offer?

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* 14. A core function of libraries is to foster innovation through technology. What technology and tech workshops could we offer?

What Maker Space activities, technology, or maker-kits could we offer in an expanded space? [Maker Space & Maker Kits are technology.  This could be VHS to DVD for your old home movies, access to sewing machine onsite, green screen for Holiday card making, etc.  Be creative].

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* 15. What Maker Space activities, technology, or maker-kits could we offer in an expanded space? [Maker Space & Maker Kits are technology.  This could be VHS to DVD for your old home movies, access to sewing machine onsite, green screen for Holiday card making, etc.  Be creative].

How could we make our seating more inviting for a better visit?

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* 16. How could we make our seating more inviting for a better visit?

What spaces or features would you like to see added? [In new buildings, renovations or expansions].

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* 17. What spaces or features would you like to see added? [In new buildings, renovations or expansions].

What types of outdoor spaces could we add?

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* 18. What types of outdoor spaces could we add?

The Website is being redesigned in the coming months.  What would you like to be able to find on our website?

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* 19. The Website is being redesigned in the coming months.  What would you like to be able to find on our website?

Not all of our community can make it to our locations. What types of outreach could we offer?

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* 20. Not all of our community can make it to our locations. What types of outreach could we offer?

Please Don’t Change This! What is the best aspect of our library?  What is the heart of the building?

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* 21. Please Don’t Change This! What is the best aspect of our library?  What is the heart of the building?

Anything Else? What didn’t we ask that we should know?

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* 22. Anything Else? What didn’t we ask that we should know?

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