This library shares space with other community offices. The librarian, whose name I failed to record, is one of the most energetic library staff I've met--and she's a major booster for the library, for sure.
The after-hours bookdrop here is like no other I've seen, a simple and very sturdy-looking plywood box with a serious padlock. I saw this because, as I realized later, I had slipped in the "back" door from the town office lobby. Because of where I had parked, I didn't even realize that there is a front door!
It sounds as if there is a program or club for every age and interest, with a lot of community involvement. The Friends of the Library, for example, are involved with non-library projects.
"Maker Space" here involves carpentry (birdhouses) and art (mobiles). I spotted a book titled "Aboriginals and Pioneers" written and published by the St Hillary School Grade 3/4 Class. I read a bit and looked at the pictures; it's very well done.
DVDs reside in plastic sleeves in thick notebooks with labels like Kids Cartoons, Kids Animated, and so forth. In one corner I saw an Ellison Letter Machine. I haven't seen one of these devises for cutting out letters and shapes in a long time!
The library is particularly proud (with good cause) of the history notebooks that have been created by scanning many old documents and pictures (done by a volunteer) and putting them in large otebooks (provided by the library), allowing access to the content while keeping the originals safe. This must have been a massive project, and the results are truly impressive.
Other things noticed were periodicals, fiction of all types, non-fiction, a display of work by local authors, and a large rack of government and consumer publications.