These tables attempt to bring together all of the essential information which describes the local library operation and the costs of delivering the library service to the local community.
|Staffing hours per week||46|
|Hours open to public per week||36|
|Hours open to public per year||1877|
|Total floor space||111 m2|
|Number of items issued per year||42702|
|Number of visits per year||40417|
How much does Leiston library cost in total to run?
|Share of County Council costs across whole library service per year||£42,563|
|Running costs specific to Leiston library per year||£41,615|
|Total running costs per year||£84,178|
What are the site-specific costs for Leiston library?
(All, or a substantial portion of these costs would need to be met by any group taking over the running of the library)
|Staff and miscellaneous (less income)||£24,150|
|Property costs (rent, rates, energy, water, cleaning, etc)||£14,674|
|Total site-specific costs||£41,615|
What are the key indicators?
|Property cost per m2||£132|
|Staff cost per hour open||£15.87|
|Total cost per hour open||£44.85|
|Stock per m2||108|
|Turnover of stock per year||356%|
|Issues per visit||1.08|
|Cost per visit||£2.08|
|Cost per item issued||£1.97|