2015 Annual Report
May 20, 2016 | By Natasha Bartlett |
The 2015 Annual Report for Vancouver Island Regional Library
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Branch Activities Report May 2015 Index Page Zone 1 Bella Coola 4 Gabriola Island 5 Ladysmith 6 Nanaimo Harbourfront N/A Nanaimo North 7 Nanaimo Wellington 8 Zone 2 Comox 9 Courtenay 11 Cumberland 12 Hornby Island 13 Union Bay N/A Zone 3 Bowser 14 P
This new format for Off the Shelf is a monthly newsletter highlighting the happenings of VIRL and full of updates directly from VIRL staff. This edition features innovative programming from staff in Port Hardy and Nanaimo, as well as large-project updates from each of the committees and project teams. For suggestions, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
2Trustee Handbook Central Services Box 3333 | 6250 Hammond Bay Road Nanaimo, BC Canada V9R 5N3 Tel: 250.758.4697 Fax: 250.758.2482 Email: email@example.com Web: www.virl.bc.ca @ 2014 Vancouver Island Regional Library We grateully acknowledge the fnancial assistance o the Libraries Branch, Ministry o Education, Govern- ment o BC in the developmetn o this program. Printed in Canada.
BUDGET BREAKDOWN 1 2 3 AVERAGE PER CAPITA CHANGE HOW YOUR $1 IS SPENT CHANGES AT A GLANCE 2015 BUDGET 1 AVERAGE PER CAPITA CHANGE $2.36 TOTAL VISITORS TO BRANCHES IN 2014 1.3 million STRONG LIBRARIES. STRONG COMMUNITIES. MASTER FACILITIES PLAN: PROGRESS 1 YR2 YR3 YR4 YR5 YR6 YR7 YR8 YR9 YR 10 YRS 2.53% NET OPERATIONS $1.14 Wages benets & provisions Maintenance, contracts, oce supplies, rent Library materials $0.72 $0.19 $0.16 Debt servicing $0.07 FACILITIES MASTER PLAN 2.25% $1.01 Facilities maintenance FF&E $0.56 $0.45 NEW BUDGET REQUESTS 0.44% $0.20 $0.06 $0.06 Port Clements improved hours Strategic planning consultant $0.05 Read down your nes $0.01 Mobile media kits $0.01 Collective agreement bargaining $0.01 Remote site safety inspections 2 HOW YOUR $1 IS SPENT 3 CHANGES AT A GLANCE Wages & benets ($12.3m) Branch facility costs ($3.8m) FUNDING LEVY INCREASE 52¢ 16 10 7 6 4 3 2 Library materials ($2.3m) Appropriations ($1.6m) Administrative costs ($1.5m) Debt principal & interest ($957k) Projects funded by reserve ($684k) Computer costs ($531k)
The Fall 2014 Program Guide for Vancouver Island Regional Library has arrived! Browse the pages and find out all about the programs and events being held at your local branch. Our programming and events guide is produced four times a year and is chock-full of fun stuff! What’s happening @ your library is also available at all 39 branches of Vancouver Island Regional Library.
How long may I borrow material? Movie and TV content is available for 72 hours (3 days) Music albums are available for 7 days Audiobooks are available for 21 days Do I have to return borrowed titles? No, the titles will expire automatically. Can a title be returned before the lending period expires? Yes, you can return a title before the lending period has expired by clicking the "Return" button at the top right of the title detail page. Returning a title early does not give you additional borrows for that month. Are there long holds lists on content? No! There is absolutely no wait to enjoy a title from this collection. Do I need to be connected to the internet to access hoopla? Yes, you must be connected to the internet to access hoopla and to stream the content. Important note: If you are streaming on a smartphone or tablet and are NOT connected to Wi- Fi, you are accessing your data plan and therefore, paying to stream movies and videos. What devices are supported by hoopla? Currently, hoopla is supported by iOS devices that run iOS 6 and higher and select Android devices This includes: iPhone 3GS, iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, iPad 2 & newer, and iPod Touch 4th generation & newer. Most devices that support Android OS 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) and above. At this time, hoopla is not available on game consoles.