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2020 was a year ofunprecedentedchallenge
STRATEGIC DIRECTIONSEnabling an agile cultureFocusing on patron-centredserviceCOVID-19 spurred us toembrace key elements of ourStrategic Plan like never before...1.2.Miss Rachel's Storytime
STRATEGIC DIRECTIONS3. Ensuring safety4. Working to effectively meetour community's needs
We were still hosting live events in January. Mayor Bailey joined120 people at our annual Let's Read Family Literacy Event!JANUARY 2020 Let's Read
MARCH 2020KelleyArmstrongJust before COVID hit, 278 readers took part in ourannual blockbuster Community Read event!
We quicklypivoted toonlineservice inMarch 2020Miss Ann's Front Porch Storytime
STAYING CONNECTEDBook-a-Talk phoneserviceCurbside pickupVirtual classroom visitsExpansion of socialmedia posts from yourlocal branch2020ServiceHighlights
Expansion of digital lendingservicesVirtual storytimesWeekly trivia nightsYouTube video workshopsKids Create KitsStorybook walksSTAYING ACTIVE & ENGAGED2020ServiceHighlights
WE LAUGHEDAND LEARNEDONLINETOGETHERWe offered on-demand programson YouTube, plus programs withregistration on Zoom!Read & Rhyme with Miss Kerri
ONLINE WAS A HIT!Thursday Trivia Nights got 80-90 participants each weekBrant Writes Workshops were so popular we created a permanent writing club Our website views increased by 80% Instagram followers increased by 120% Our Facebook interactions nearly tripled We hosted over 100 Virtual Classroom Visits last fall
PROGRAMS FOR ADULTSbrantlibrary.ca/youtubeTea Time Etiquette Kelly's Crafting Series Get Growing Workshops
PROGRAMS FOR CHILDRENbrantlibrary.ca/youtubeSingalongs Virtual StorytimesEarly Literacy Activities
Digital borrowing and research increased 15%
Curbsidepickup keptthe booksflowing andeveryonesafe!Thank you for wearing a mask, Brant!
STATS AT A GLANCEOnline engagements Items checked out Visitors to the library Program attendance Online classes New members 1,691,024164,44146,72113,860 2,123 654
WHAT OUR PATRONSHAVE TO SAYStorybook Walk at Green Lane
THANK YOU, BRANT!
MANAGEMENT TEAMKelly BernsteinCEOKaren ScottDirector, Operations & Public ServiceZeta PhillipoDirectorEarly Learning& Children's ServicesChristine MacArthurManager,Technical ServicesGary JermyCoordinator,Outreach & Community Impact
2018-2022 LIBRARY BOARD Councillor Marc Laferriere Marilyn Sewell Jim Shivas Joyce Smith Kelly Bernstein CEO, Secretary/Treasurer Fred GladdingChair Alice SrokaVice-Chair Paula Chorpitta Nathan Etherington Councillor Steve Howes
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Music credit: "Hopeful Journey" by Scott Holmes Music