Annual Statistical Report

Each year, public libraries are required to make a report of operations for the last fiscal year. This report is collected and compiled by the Idaho Commission for Libraries.

City Libraries - IC 33-2611.REPORTS OF TRUSTEES. The board of trustees shall annually, not later than the first day of January, file with the board of library commissioners a report of the operations of the library for the fiscal year just ended. The report shall be of such form and contain such information as the board of library commissioners may require, but in all cases must include a complete accounting of all financial transactions for the fiscal year being reported. The board shall also report to the city council and mayor as required in section 50-210, Idaho Code.
http://www.legislature.idaho.gov/idstat/Title33/T33CH26SECT33-2611.htm

District Libraries – IC 33-2726.FISCAL YEAR -- ANNUAL REPORTS -- AUDIT. The fiscal year of each library district shall commence on the first day of October of each year. The board of trustees of each library district shall annually, not later than the first day of January, file with the board of library commissioners a report of the operations of the district for the fiscal year just ended. The report shall be on the form and contain the information that the board of library commissioners requires, but in all cases must include a complete accounting of all financial transactions for the fiscal year being reported.
The board of trustees of each library district shall cause to be made a full and complete audit of the books and accounts of the district as required in section 67-450B, Idaho Code.

http://www.legislature.idaho.gov/idstat/Title33/T33CH27SECT33-2726.htm

The report is a very good tool for reviewing what has happened at the library in the past year and helps with planning future efforts as well.

 

Resources

ICFL information about the report and data collected in years past - http://libraries.idaho.gov/landing/idaho-public-library-statistics