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Here's what we Heard

We asked for feedback and received more than 11,500 responses. That's a lot of valuable information.

Here's a snapshot of what we learned from you:

11,500+ Responses


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OPEN HOUSE

1,000+ RESPONSES

21 meetings at branch libraries.

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ONLINE SURVEY

7,300+ RESPONSES

Survey open March 1-31

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POP-UP EVENTS

200+ RESPONSES

6 events in the community.

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SOCIAL MEDIA

3,000+ INTERACTIONS

19 posts on Facebook and Twitter.


Your Life and Your Library


TOP ACTIVITIES

70% Reading

49% Media (music, movies, etc.)

35% Physical activities

TOP CHALLENGES

55% Not enough time

41% Not enough money

27% Using health/social/government services

TOP LIBRARY SERVICES

60% Physical collection

49% Convenient open hours

47% Digital items or services


Here's a more detailed infographic of what we heard:

Feedback Summary (151kb PDF)


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Community Partner Engagement

As part of our efforts to engage the community, we interviewed key stakeholders and partners to help us identify key issues, challenges and opportunities in Pierce County. Here’s a summary of six key themes they identified.


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A Plan We Build Together

As we press forward and develop our plan for the future, we'll share more details here.


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EMAIL

Questions about our roadmap for the future? Email us at future@piercecountylibrary.org.