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Open El Cerrito
Open Town Hall

Help imagine the future of El Cerrito Libraries.


What is your age group?

Response Percent Response Count
Teen (14-18 years old) 3.0% 2
Adult (18-60 years old) 62.1% 41
Senior (60+ years old) 33.3% 22
Prefer not to say 1.5% 1

Do you currently use the El Cerrito Library?

Response Percent Response Count
All the time! (once or more a week) 28.8% 19
Often (once twice a month) 34.8% 23
Rarely (once or twice a year) 25.8% 17
Never 10.6% 7

Briefly, what do you like about El Cerrito Library?

Answered
64
Skipped
2

Briefly, what do you dislike about El Cerrito Library?

Answered
64
Skipped
2

Question: Which of the following library SPACES are most important for you to have in your library? (please click no more than five options)

Response Percent Response Count
Books, Movies, Music 87.9% 58
Children's 69.7% 46
Creative Studio/Lab 13.6% 9
Outdoor Space 18.2% 12
Quiet Study Space 59.1% 39
Rooms for Community Use 51.5% 34
Space to Work Together 31.8% 21
Technology Hub 33.3% 22
Teen Space 42.4% 28
Other 15.2% 10

Which of the following library ACTIVITIES are most important to you in your library? (please check no more than five options)

Response Percent Response Count
Community Events 60.0% 39
Creating + Making 21.5% 14
Entertainment + Programs 41.5% 27
Gaming + Computers 9.2% 6
Group Study + Collaborating 43.1% 28
Learning + Tutoring 56.9% 37
Outdoor Reading + Programs 12.3% 8
Quiet Reading + Studying 75.4% 49
Socializing + Hanging Out 18.5% 12
Other 18.5% 12

Any other thoughts on why and how you use the El Cerrito Library?

Answered
46
Skipped
20
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April 5, 2018, 6:43 PM
  • What is your age group?
    • Senior (60+ years old)
  • Do you currently use the El Cerrito Library?
    • Never
  • Briefly, what do you like about El Cerrito Library?
    availability for students and community
  • Briefly, what do you dislike about El Cerrito Library?
    building is outdated and the facility is uninviting
  • Question: Which of the following library SPACES are most important for you to have in your library? (please click no more than five options)
    • Books, Movies, Music
    • Children's
    • Rooms for Community Use
    • Space to Work Together
    • Teen Space
  • Which of the following library ACTIVITIES are most important to you in your library? (please check no more than five options)
    • Community Events
    • Entertainment + Programs
    • Learning + Tutoring
    • Quiet Reading + Studying
    • Socializing + Hanging Out
  • Any other thoughts on why and how you use the El Cerrito Library?

    I would like to emphasize that it would be nice to meet with people for coffee in a quiet space and collaborate on projects together. There isn't any place in EC to do that except for coffee shops. Those aren't the places I want to go to meet friends when we're doing creative planning.

Open El Cerrito is not a certified voting system or ballot box. As with any public comment process, participation in Open El Cerrito is voluntary. The responses in this record are not necessarily representative of the whole population, nor do they reflect the opinions of any government agency or elected officials.