Monterey Public Library reopened its doors on July 27, 2021, with a 44% reduction in funding and many safety measures in place to minimize person-to-person contact. The safety of our patrons and staff remains our top priority. 
 
As we continue our gradual reopening of the facility and the bookmobile, we remain committed to providing services that best address current needs. Please tell us how we are doing so far, and let us know what you would like to see reintroduced as funding and health measures permit.

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* 1. Which library card do you have, if any? (Please choose all that apply)

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* 2. MPL is open Tuesdays through Saturdays. Are you satisfied with our days of operation?

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* 3. When open, our service hours are 10 am to 6 pm. Are you satisfied with our hours of operation?

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* 4. Which services have you used since we reopened our doors on July 27, 2021? (Please respond to all that apply)

  Daily Weekly Monthly Once or Twice Not Recently Never
Services Inside MPL
Sidewalk Service (Outside Service)
Bookmobile
Virtual Programs
In-Person Programs
Online Resources

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* 5. How important is it to continue Sidewalk Service now that the building is open?

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* 6. MPL updated the Self Checkout machines to improve contact-free borrowing, and to help us re-open with reduced staffing. Are you satisfied with the Self Checkout machines?

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* 7. Our Patron App is another contact-free borrowing option. You can check out materials using you smartphone. Are you satisfied with the Patron App?

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* 8. Are you satisfied with access to staff assistance at the service desk?

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* 9. Are you comfortable visiting the Library knowing that our Covid-19 safety protocols adhere to California Department of Public Health and CAL/OSHA guidelines?

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* 10. Are you able to find a place to sit when you visit the Library?

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* 11. Thanks to funding from the State Library, 23 popular magazines are available online through a service called Flipster. If we receive funding for print magazines, what three titles would you recommend?

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* 12. Our budget to buy books, DVDs, etc. was eliminated last year. 50% of City funds have been restored and have been supplemented with funds from generous donors. Are you satisfied with the adult collection?

  Yes No Not applicable
Fiction for Adults
Non-Fiction for Adults
Adult AV (DVDs, audiobooks)
Digital (ebooks & audiobooks)

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* 13. Are you satisfied with the teen and children's collection?

  Yes No Not applicable
Teen Fiction
Teen Non-Fiction
Children's Fiction
Children's Non-Fiction
Picture Books
Children's and Teen AV (DVDs, audiobooks)
Digital (ebooks & audiobooks)

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* 14. How important is it that these services be restored in the next 6 months?

  Very important Somewhat important Neutral Not very important Not at all important Not applicable / Don't know
Laptop check-out
Study Rooms
Meeting Rooms
In-person programs for babies
In-person programs for toddlers and preschoolers
In-person programs for elementary school kids
In-person programs for middle school and high school kids
In-person programs for adults

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* 15. Over 1800 adults attended virtual programs offered by MPL last year. As we continue to offer virtual programs  for adults how likely are you to attend?

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* 16. Would you attend in-person meetings and/or programs at MPL in the next four months if offered?

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* 17. Which subject areas interest you for future adult programs? (Choose all that apply)

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* 18. Bookmobile service has been restored to 4 out of 10 neighborhood stops: Montecito Park, La Mesa Village, Park Lane, and Merrill Gardens. If funding and staffing allow, which stops should be restored next?

  High Priority Medium Priority Low Priority Don't know
Casanova Oak Knoll Center  (even if the Center is closed)
City Preschools
Del Monte Beach
Hilltop Park Center
Lerwick Drive
Ocean Avenue/5th St.

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* 19. What is your home zip code?

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* 20. What is your age?

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* 21. Please indicate the ages of the children in your household.

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* 22. Do you have any other feedback to share with the Monterey Public Library staff?

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* 23. Please provide your email address or a phone number if:

Thank you for your time and feedback.

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