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The KHL is proud to serve 6 communities: Berlin, Calais, East Montpelier, Middlesex, Montpelier & Worcester
How did the Library do in FY 2020?
Our digital collection expanded to over 80,000 downloadable eBooks, audios, films and magazines
Our print collection stayed about the same size at 70,643 items
(We have a finite amount of shelf space, so as we buy the latest books, audiobooks and DVDs for all ages – we have to weed out old books that are worn out or haven’t been borrowed in a long time)
You & your friends & neighbors borrowed from our collections a WHOPPING 356,484 times.
Our 431 programs for children & adults were attended by 11,207 people
Library visitors connected to our WiFi an average of 761 times each week
Pictured above - getting a day's worth of books ready for curbside pickup
New in 2020
Our Outreach & Circulation Librarians made weekly deliveries to patrons in our member towns – to centralized outreach sites & to homebound patrons.
We added streaming films with Kanopy and digital magazines with Flipster
We expanded the services you can access on our website - from Library card signups, to purchase requests and more!
We can’t do it without your support!
Library budget for 2020-21: $887,672 (down 4% from last year)
Portion of budget covered by taxpayer dollars: 56%
We are asking for the same amount of taxpayer funding from each of our communities this year, a 0% increase.