Library Survey Market Research - Library Survey The research has been compiled. Yet I have left these forms active in the interest of discovering more insight. I invite you now to fill out this Survey to the best of your ability. It would help me immensely to tailor my programs and workshops to benefit the kids. Thank you in advance for your time today and I hope you enjoy the questionnaire. Firstly, what is your gender?*FemaleMaleWhich age bracket below best describes you?*18yrs to 29yrs30yrs to 39yrs40yrs to 49yrs50yrs plusWhat is your Postcode?*What occupation best describes you?*LibrarianAdministratorOtherIf other, please specifyAre you a parent?*YesNoHow many children do you have?12345 or moreDoes your child or do your children enjoy books?Yes, definatelyYes, on occasionNot really, only when they have to or when forcedNo, prefers other pass timesNo, cannot readHave you read or do you read to your children?Yes, many timesYes, but not often enoughNot reallyCan't remember the last time I didNeverDo you think parents, teachers and Librarians play a huge role in the types of books bought for children?YesNoUnsureDo you think reading to your children helps them with literacy, reading and writing? Yes, a lot Yes, a little Unsure, maybe Not really No, I don't read to my children How many books do you believe are in your kids’ book shelf today?Very little in way of booksSmall range of favouritesClose to hundredLiterary Hundredsor Simply CountlessIf your child likes a writer or illustrator have you bought that author's or illustrator's book?YesNoAre your kids “into” drawing and art?YesNoDo your kids enjoy any or all of the following? Colour in’s fun puzzles mazes matching games dot–to-dots word finds crosswords brain teasers number games spot the difference Everything and more! Any games or activities you’d like to add?Do you feel your Children are good at art?Yes, very goodYes, sort ofMaybeNot reallyNo, Just stick figuresCould your kids improve their drawing skills?YesNoHow important is creativity thinking and imagination in a young child’s life?Very ImportantImportantNiether here nor theresort ofNot veryDo you think drawing could help your kid's success in school?YesNoDo you feel that artistic workshops, creative crafts and imagination styled programs better suit the gifted few?YesNoUnsureAs a parent do feel inadequate at critiquing and encouraging your child’s artistic endeavours?YesNoUnsureDo you often wonder if your child has some flair?Yes, oftenYes, SometimesOn occasionNot reallyNeverIf there was a place to upload your child’s art and get a quick FREE critique and feedback from an artist would you use this tool?Yes, oftenYes, SometimesOn occasionNot reallyNeverIf the advice you received encouraged your child and inspired them would you feel like supporting that artist?YesNot reallyNoWould you tell your friends about it?YesNot reallyNo, I'd keep this to yourself?If you’d decided to tell your friends and other people about this site or personalised children’s art gallery … how would you like to share this experience? Facebook Myspace Tumbler Pinterest Personal email Simply phone It would just come up in converstaion Or all of the above. Which of the above choices would you "primarily" choose?FacebookMyspaceTumblerPinterestPersonal emailSimply phoneIt would just come up in converstaionOr all of the above.If you had the option to create a testimonial or Blog the author to give them positive feedback would you do this?YesNot reallyNoIf the site offered FREE activity sheets and holiday fun download sheets, would you use them?YesNot reallyNoIs it “a bonus” if fun activities have an educational angle?YesNot reallyNoIf you downloaded stuff for FREE would you feel obligated to purchase from that artists online shop?Yes, alwaysYes, If it looked any goodmaybeNot reallyNo, I never feel obligated onlineWhich of the above answers best describes your thoughtsWould you download these Activity Sheets?Onceon massa few each holidaytry a few every alternate weekendprint them out for a rainy dayor just bookmark the sight for a rainy dayWhich of the above answers best describes your thoughtsWhen you were a child do you remember Holiday Programs at your local Library?YesNot reallydon't rememberWhat type of programs do you think works best?EntertainmentWild animals action/pet ZooMagiciansAuthors and StorytimeCraft and arts activitiesEducational WorkshopsAll of the above are good valueWhich of the above answers best describes your thoughtsWould you book these direct or through an agent?DirectBooking agentWhat is best practice for your Library processAt your Library who makes the decisions on Holiday Programs, Speakers, Authors and Workshops choice:*The Head LibrarianA Library committeeA Regional committeeSpecific CoordinatorsYouWhich of the above best describes your Library processIf you have details please advise (optional):If you know of the best point of contact, the best person (name) or current email address in regards to this - please advise. All details given will be strictly confidential.If you are interested please confirm your email details (optional):Myke Mollard will be intouch soon. All details given will be strictly confidential.Considering the above. What would be the best way to approach a Library over Holiday Program or Workshop? Write a Letter or Apply Email Library Phone and enquire Send Marketing Material Advertising in Magazines (Specific to Libraries) Is this cost a factor in deciding on a Workshop or program?Yes alwaysNot reallydepends on programNeverWhat is best practice for your Library processWould you need testimonials before you engaged that facilitator?Yes alwaysNot reallydepends on programNeverWhat is best practice for your Library processOnce you like a program or workshop will you get the facilitator back again?Yes alwaysNot reallydepends on programNeverIf the facilitator offered a range of programs would you get them back again?Yes it would be beneficalYes it is Likelydepends on programNo unlikelyWhat cost is expected on average (What would constitute 'Good Value')?$140$240$350$400$450Consider this includes: Travel time, an hour (1) program with the kids, Book signing or Question time, 15min setup, 15 min packup. If the facilitator was flexible in their "bulk" packages would this appeal?YesMaybeNot reallyPlease Tick as many options you like: Half day Program Full day Program 2-3 Sessions over 2-3 days in one Holiday Bulk booking deals or packages on workshops Three sessions in one day Discount offers after regular booking Discount offers on referrals Early bird booking discounts If the cost was more cost effective would the library book the talent more often?YesMaybeNot really, other factors come into playAre you happy to set up book orders, hand out promotional material or let the author/facilitator sell and sign books at the event?YesMaybeNoHave you heard of the follow Authors/Illustrators: Greame Base Richard Galbraith Andy Griffths Adam Wallace Steve Parish Naralle Oliver Kim Gamble Robert Ingpen Rod Clements Bruce Whatley Jackie French What would you look for in a facilitator/Talent to bring value to your programs? That the content engages the kids Supports your Library ethos Supports your planned theme That the facilitator inspires That the speaker has personality The facilitator is well known The Speaker is well spoken and well mannered is remember a long time after the show presents as an excellent role model Appearance is important If the "Participants" or kids could get online and interact with the facilitator in a follow up program would this be an advantage?YesMaybeNoWhen was the last time you went to or browsed a bookstore?TodayYesterdayLast weekLast MonthSix months agoLast yearCan't remember whenHow often do you know the book or author before you buy?*NormallyNot reallyNever, I Love surprisesWhen was the last time you bought a book?TodayYesterdayLast weekLast MonthSix months agoLast yearCan't remember whenHave you ever bought a book online?*Yes, once or twiceYes, alwaysNo, I like going bookstoresNo, I have never brought onlineNever, I intend never to buy anything onlineIs ordering or waiting for stock a “negative" when buying books?YesNot reallyNoAre you prepared to pay postage to get the item you want?YesNoIf Yes please state how much you would pay?Once you know an author do you look for their next book in following years?YesNoMaybeWhen it comes to "wildlife books" which types of pictures do you ultimately like to see or prefer?Comics or cartoonsGraphic stylised IllustrationsSuper realism/Photo realistic IllustrationsBotanical IllustrationsPhotographyDo you believe in this statement “Traditional books are now dead since the introduction of the ipad and tablet.”YesNoDo you think traditional books play an important role in developing children’s minds?YesNoWill books ever be fully replaced by computer screens and tablet books?YesNoMaybeHave you seen many children’s picture books produced as Ebooks?YesNoMaybeWould you purchase children’s picture books as Ebooks?YesNoMaybeDo you have a Kindle, iPad or Tablet for reading books?YesNoDo you or your kids enjoy Ebooks?YesNoIf No, Why not?If you wanted to purchase a Ebook "novel" what price are you willing to pay?Less than a $1$1 to $2$3 to $5$6 to $9$10 to $14$15 PlusIf you wanted to purchase a "fully illustrated" Ebook what price are you willing to pay?$1 or less$2 to $4$5 to $9$10 to $14$15 to $24$25 PlusWith regards to the future Bookstores, Ebooks and consumer buying habits, will book purchases ever be completely online?YesNoIf Yes, in how many years?5yrs to 10yrs11yrs to 20yrs21yrs plusThank you for completing my survey! 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