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Adair County Public Library District - Columbia, Kentucky - Central Library

Phone - 270-384-2472

Adair County Public Library District
Type: Central Library
County of Location: Adair
Number of Bookmobiles: 0
Library Size (square feet): 6,654
County: Adair

Administrative Office Information

Adair County Public Library
Phone: 270-384-2472
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307 Greensburg Street
Columbia, KY 42728-1488
Mailing Address
307 Greensburg Street
Columbia, KY 42728-1488
library Collection
Print Materials: 42,757
Electronic Books: -1
Audio Materials: 130
Video Materials: 800
Print Subscriptions: 54
Library Services
Annual Service Hours for All Service Outlets: 4,160
Annual Library Visits: 18,287
Annual Reference Transactions: 3,600
Annual Circulation Transactions: 44,140
Annual Children's Material Circulation: 8,643
Internet Terminals Used by General Public: 3
Users of Electronic Resources Per Typical Week: 4,784
Service Outlets
Central Libraries: 1
Branch Libraries: 0
Bookmobiles: 1
Full Time Staff: 0
Librarians: 3
Other Staff: 2
Total Staff: 5
Funding/Operating Revenue
Local Government Revenue: $32,767
Kentucky Government Revenue: $20,085
Federal Government Revenue: $128
Total Income: $191,785
Salaries: $106,847
Total Staff Expenditure: $125,757
Interlibrary Relationship: Not a Member of a Federation or Cooperative
Legal Basis: Library District (authority, board, commission)
Administrative Structure: Administrative Entity with Multiple Direct Service Outlets where Administrative Offices are Not Separate
Geographic Info: County/Parish (exactly)
Population of Legal Service Area: 17,348
Adair County Public Library District Reviews

from: John Clemente | submitted: Mar 28, 2013
I recently visited this library to use the computer. I was made aware that there was a 45 minute time limit. I assumed this limit would be extended if there wasn't any other patrons awaiting use. After my time ended I asked for an extension and was told by library staff that the 45 minute limit was per day and it did not matter if others were not waiting. I still cannot believe this happened. I am a taxpayer living in Adair County. The library although a private contract is still funded by my and your tax payer dollars. I would like someone to address this issue as it is appalling to me that I was denied the use of library equipment that I helped to fund. I understand this time limit practice when others are waiting but the library was near empty at this time.

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