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Strategic Planning Survey


Thank you for participating in this short survey. Your answers will be a great help in planning for the future of Pasco libraries.

Which library do you use most often?

Centennial Park (Holiday)
Hudson
Hugh Embry (Dade City)
Land O’ Lakes
New River (Zephyrhills)
Regency Park (New Port Richey)
South Holiday
Zephyrhills
New Port Richey
Website user only
Not currently a library user
Other: 
No answer

How do you typically use the library?

In person
Online
A combination, but more in person
A combination, but more online
Not currently a library user
No answer

How does the library benefit you personally? (Check all that apply.)

Makes me smarter
Helps me learn something new
Builds my self-confidence
Prepares me for tests
Helps me with personal choices, decisions or challenges
Offers resources for entertainment
Gives me access to resources or technology I couldn’t afford or choose not to purchase
Adds culture to my life
Offers a place to meet other people or socialize
Helps me with my work, business, career or school
Provides a way to explore my personal interests and hobbies
Makes me a more informed citizen
Provides a place to read, study or relax
Other:

How much do you agree or disagree with the following statements?

  Strongly Agree Somewhat Agree Neutral Somewhat Disagree Strongly Disagree Don't Know No answer
Libraries enhance the cultural life of a community
Strongly Agree
Somewhat Agree
Neutral
Somewhat Disagree
Strongly Disagree
Don't Know
No answer
Libraries play an important role in educating children
Strongly Agree
Somewhat Agree
Neutral
Somewhat Disagree
Strongly Disagree
Don't Know
No answer
Libraries make communities smarter
Strongly Agree
Somewhat Agree
Neutral
Somewhat Disagree
Strongly Disagree
Don't Know
No answer
Libraries make neighborhoods more attractive to prospective homebuyers and businesses
Strongly Agree
Somewhat Agree
Neutral
Somewhat Disagree
Strongly Disagree
Don't Know
No answer
Libraries make communities safer
Strongly Agree
Somewhat Agree
Neutral
Somewhat Disagree
Strongly Disagree
Don't Know
No answer
Libraries help people succeed in work and life
Strongly Agree
Somewhat Agree
Neutral
Somewhat Disagree
Strongly Disagree
Don't Know
No answer

In the last six months, about how often did you or members of your household attend library events, classes or programs?

More than 20 times
10-19 times
3-9 times
1-2 times
Never
No answer

Do you have a Pasco County Library card?

Yes, have a current card
Yes, but my card is expired or probably expired
No
No answer

Thinking about Pasco County libraries, how familiar do you feel with the following?

  Very familiar Somewhat familiar Not at all familiar Don't Know No answer
Upcoming programs, events and classes at the libraries
Very familiar
Somewhat familiar
Not at all familiar
Don't Know
No answer
Resources available inside the library
Very familiar
Somewhat familiar
Not at all familiar
Don't Know
No answer
Resources available on the library’s website
Very familiar
Somewhat familiar
Not at all familiar
Don't Know
No answer
Technology (other than computers) available at the library to borrow or use
Very familiar
Somewhat familiar
Not at all familiar
Don't Know
No answer

How would you prefer to learn about what the library offers? (Check all that apply.)

E-mail newsletter
Printed newsletter
Text message
Talking to library staff
Library tour
Signs or flyers in the library
Signs or flyers around town
Online calendar on library website
Local newspaper
Facebook or other social media
Other:
If you could design your perfect library, what would it have that the library you last visited does not have?

How old are you?

12 or under
13-18
19-24
25-34
35-54
55-64
65 or older

Which gender best describes you?

Male
Female

What is the highest level of education you have completed?

Some high school
High school graduate or GED
Some college
College degree or higher

What is your preferred language?

English
Spanish
Other - Please specify: 

What is your employment status?

Employed or self-employed
Homemaker
Retired
Unemployed
Full-time student

What was your approximate annual household income before taxes last year?

Less than $20,000
$20,000-$49,999
$50,000-$74,999
$75,000-$99,999
$100,000 or more
Prefer to not answer

What ZIP Code is your Florida home in?