Helen Hall Library Impact Report

Welcoming Neighbors

157,805 visitors

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Foot traffic increased by 3%
in FY2022.

Diseased oak from League Park gains a new life as sculpture by artist James Phillips, welcoming library patrons.photo sculpture of girl reading with a dog

4,100 new members

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New membership increased by 21% from FY2021.

Average active users increased by 28 % during summer, a percentage increase on trend with pre-pandemic numbers.graphic: peanut butter and jelly text: you and the library go together

facebook icon201,971 reach

instagram icon369,328 reach

award graphic text award-winning social media

2022 3CMA Silver Circle Award for Social Media
2022 TAMIO Award of Excellence for Best Use of Social Media

Welcoming Neighbors

graphic: reference desk text: second floor renovation
The library's second floor, including the Teen Room, Local History Collection, and services for adults, received new carpeting, painting, and lighting. 


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Monthly, informative, and interactive displays engage visitors, highlighting collections, services, programs, and people.

Online Catalog Upgradegraphic computer screen

Online library catalog is upgraded and rebranded to celebrate League City's 60 years.

Knowing Community

Meeting New Members Where They Arepeople icon
39 outreach events
5,836 individuals engaged

arrow pointed upwardIncreased outreach efforts resulted in a 39% increase in community interactions in FY2022.
graphic backpackCCISD School Visits
9 schools
11 visits
2,704 students and teachers

graphic flag streamersYour Library
Supporting City-Wide Events

Citizens had the opportunity to meet Library staff and volunteers at the following city-wide events:
Harvest Fest
Family Campout
Perry YMCA Movie Night
Shop Local Saturday
Holiday in the Park
Breakfast with Santa Storytime
Tweet Heart Trail Walk
Beads & Bark
Sunday in the Park
A-MAY-zing Adventure
White Linen Night
4th of July Extravaganza
Citizen Appreciation

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Taking the Library Into the Community
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29 offsite programs
1,593 offsite attendees

Graphic Award Text 2022 3CMA Savvy Award WinnerAward-Winning Pop Up Storytime
9 storytimes across Fire & EMS Stations
744 storytime participants
music notesMusic & Movement 
10 early literacy programs in city parks
269 program attendees

Growing Readers

Supporting Lifelong Literacyhanddrawn sunshine logo
326,891 books circulated
arrow pointed upwardPrint circulation increased by 1% in FY2022.
graphic three stars1,376 reading challenge participants
92,393 books read

1,077,757 minutes readgraphic five stars

flying bookBook Clubs
4 groups
294 book club attendees

Readers Advisory Services
Serving more than 300 readers of all ages.teen book box, children's book shelf, get lit logos

Enhancing Accessgraphic books in a stack

15,050 titles added
arrow pointed upwardCataloging productivity increased by 9% in FY2022.
Improving Shelf Experiencegraphic empty book shelf
with series title cataloging, genre classifications, and foreign language designations
Introducing New Collections

Luckfour leaf clovery Day collection of high-demand titles

graphic light bulbLiteracy and hands-on learning kits

parent and child logoParenting collection

Early Literacy in Focusgraphic baby footprints
Early Literacy Grant RecipientFamily Place Libraries logo
graphic toy blocks245 early literacy programs
11,606 early literacy program 
1000 Books Before Kindergarten
1000 books before kindergarten logo462 young readers on the road to school-readiness

Discovering Our Roots

League City 60 Years Logo in black and white60 years
of incorporation
2022 cultural heritage badge
Celebrating the cultures and heritages of our local community and beyond.
Library 50th birthday celebration logo50 years
of library service