Library User Survey for children and young people aged 7 – 11 years

Closed 20 Oct 2019

Opened 14 Oct 2019

Feedback Updated 26 Feb 2020

We Asked

Which library do you go to?

What do you do there?

Do you think the library helps you to :

  • learn and find out things
  • helps you get better at reading
  • helps you do better at school

Do you feel the library is a safe and enjoyable space?

Does is make a difference to your life?

What score out of 10 would you give it overall? 

You Said

57 children completing the survey during the week from Knighton, Llandrindod Wells, Newtown, Welshpool, Llanfyllin and Builth Wells libraries. 

The activities children did at the library were (in order)

  • choose books to take home 
  • read books 
  • attend a story time, club or event
  • use the computer
  • study or do some homework

53 out ot the 57 children who responded said yes the library helped them to learn and find out things. 

  • 55 said it helped them get better at reading
  • 48 said it helped them do better at school 
  • 55 said they felf their library was a safe and enjoyable place to be 
  • 49 said it made a difference to their lives
  • 53 gave it either a 9 or 10 rating out of 10 overall

We Did

Fed back the findings to the Welsh Government and have looked at the feedback so we can improve our service wherever possible. 

Results Updated 26 Feb 2020

57 children responded to the survey and told us that when visiting their local branch they enjoyed (in order) choosing books to read, reading books, attending story time sessions or events, using the computers, doing their homework. 

The majority said the library was a safe and enjoyable space and helped them to 

  • learn and find out things
  • get better at reading
  • do better at school

Nearly all the children gave the library a score of either 9 or 10 out of 10 overall? 


We would like to know what you think about how using this library helps you at home and at school.  If you do not have an answer, please leave the question blank. If you do not understand a question, please do ask the library staff. 



Why We Are Consulting

We would like to know what you think about how using this library helps you at home and at school.


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  • Young People aged 0 - 25 years of age


  • Rights of way, countryside services, libraries, leisure, sports development
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