2016 Annual Report

2016 was a year full of innovation and service designed to meet the needs of Central Rappahannock Regional Library's customers. We helped the public, both person-to-person and online; checked out hundreds of thousands of useful and entertaining in-hand and digital resources; and partnered with dozens of caring organizations in the community as we continued our mission to create a lifelong love of learning for everyone.

2016 Awards

CRRL by the numbers in 2016

Customers Served

  • 2,284,200 online through librarypoint.org, the CRRL mobile app, Bibliocommons, and social media
  • 38,121 in our community through outreach, lobby stops, daycares, and festivals
  • 1,996,158 in branches
  • 316,303 population in our growing region

Ready for Checkout

  • 566,627 books
  • 117,561 eBooks
  • 7,872 eAudio
  • 69,925 CDs and DVDs

Collection In Demand

  • 4,228,457 total library items circulated
  • 507,522 by self-checkout
  • 129,714 by download

Lifelong Learning Customers

  • 88,100 at classes and events
  • 815 at Training on Demand
  • 54,931 at early literacy storytimes

Partnering with the Community

  • 3 branch gardens produced 618 pounds of food
  • 86 summer lunch events served 8918 meals to area youth
  • 91 total community partners

Public Service

  • 953,213 WiFi visits
  • 385,369 research questions answered
  • 185,292 customers attended 22,281 meetings at branches