SnapshotVA 2013 Results:

65% of Virginia public libraries participated in April 2013!

One day in the life of Virginia’s libraries—

239,560 books, movies and more were checked out

1.645 new customers received library cards

25.602 people used computers at their library

15.905 people came to their libraries for 550 free programs and classes

5,492 people used their libraries to host 644 meetings

3,350 people were helped by their libraries with outreach programs

1,779 hours were logged by library volunteers

21,966 research questions were answered

 

These statistics are based on the participation of 65% of Virginia public libraries, measured by population served.

2000 photos were added to the SnapshotVA Flickr pool:

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VLA Snapshot Day LVA Bassett Historical Center Two regular patrons, Shirley Wilson and Ginger Martin, researching the O'Dell family.

VLA Snapshot Day LVA Bassett Historical Center Ralph Berrier, Jr., author, gives program at the Center.

VLA Snapshot Day LVA Bassett Historical Center Ralph Berrier, Jr. gives program on family, brotherhood, war and bluegrass

VLA Snapshot Day LVA Bassett Historical Center Ralph and Ruth Berrier awaiting the program to begin.

VLA Snapshot Day LVA Bassett Historical Center Peter Ramsey, patron and volunteer, catching a moment to himself!

VLA Snapshot Day LVA Bassett Historical Center Patrons signing in for today's program.

VLA Snapshot Day LVA Bassett Historical Center North Carolina patrons visiting us for the day to research.

VLA Snapshot Day LVA Bassett Historical Center Margaret Smith is helped with her genealogical research by Anne Copeland, Assistant Manager

VLA Snapshot Day LVA Bassett Historical Center Ladies discussing today's program

VLA Snapshot Day LVA Bassett Historical Center Kenney Kirkman, the Railroad Man, continues his research.

VLA Snapshot Day LVA Bassett Historical Center Joe Gillispie, Betty Gillispie, and Mary Jo Martin, all researching the Gillispie family.

VLA Snapshot Day LVA Bassett Historical Center Getting ready for the program by Ralph Berrier, Jr.

Managing the holds shelf at Great Neck Area Library.

Readers are coming and going @ the Essex Public Library

Wi-Fi at My Li (brary) @ the Essex Public Library

Building good citizens @ the Essex Public Library

My first library card @ the Essex Public Library

Storytime @ the Essex Public Library

VLA snapshotday LVA Bassett Historical Center Genealogy books along with Ancestry.com help with family history

VLA snapshotday LVA Bassett Historical Center Two patrons using the family history computer

VLA snapshotday LVA Bassett Historical Center Patron using genealogy files and books for her family history

VLA snapshotday LVA Bassett Historical Center Patron using genealogy files and books for her family history

VLA snapshotday LVA Bassett Historical Center Patron viewing the Native American displays


SnapshotVA 2012 Results:

91 Virginia public libraries participated in April 2012!

One day in the life of Virginia’s libraries—

412,969 books, movies and more were checked out

3,726 new customers received library cards

82,565 people used computers at their library

10,764 people came to their libraries for 477 free programs and classes

14,527 people used their libraries to host 1,105 meetings

8,861 people were helped by their libraries with outreach programs

2,205 hours were logged by library volunteers

19,239 research questions were answered

 

These statistics are based on the participation of 69% of Virginia public libraries, measured by population served. Detailed statistics: SnapshotVA 2012 Results [Excel]

1400 photos were added to the SnapshotVA Flickr pool:

SnapshotVA 2011 Results:

77 Virginia libraries participated between April 17-30, 2011!  Highlights of patron comments and testimonials can be found on the Community page.

One day in the life of Virginia’s libraries—

243,166 books, movies and more were checked out

1,638 new customers received library cards

25,938 people used computers at their library

5,374 people came to their libraries for 337 free programs and classes

4,228 people used their libraries to host 500 meetings

1,775 people were helped by their libraries with outreach programs

1,757 hours were logged by library volunteers

21,529 research questions were answered

 

These statistics are based on the participation of 46% of Virginia public libraries, measured by population served.

600 photos were added to the SnapshotVA Flickr pool:

SnapshotVA 2010 Results:

63 Virginia libraries participated between April 19-30, 2010! 215 photos were added to the SnapshotVA Flickr pool. Highlights of patron comments and testimonials can be found on the Community page.

One day in the life of Virginia’s libraries—

243,024 books, movies and more were checked out

2,291 new customers received library cards

34,594 people used computers at their library

486 free programs and classes were held

1,561 hours were logged by library volunteers

17,919 research questions were answered

(including 209 on small business, 893 on getting a job, 458 on government assistance, and 301 on consumer health)

 These statistics are based on the participation of 32% of Virginia public libraries, measured by population served.