Closed for Fourth of July Holiday

Both library branches will be closed in observance of Independence Day on July 4.

Strategic Plan

MISSION
Bridging diverse communities through the joy of discovery.

 

VISION
A vibrant center of connection, growth, and endless learning.

 

CORE VALUES

  • Environment: We believe that library spaces should align to the growing and evolving needs of community members and staff, while remaining flexible and creative in addressing new opportunities.
  • Customer Service: We strive to provide outstanding service by connecting people to resources and services that enhance their quality of life.
  • Community: We offer programs, services, and resources that anticipate and respond to community needs and expand cultural awareness.
  • Intellectual Freedom: We provide and encourage free and equal access to information and the pursuit of knowledge.
  • Inclusion: We welcome and celebrate our diverse community, and offer collections, technology, and programs that reflect and represent the people we serve.

 

DISTRICT PRIORITIES

  • Inspire curiosity and innovation.
  • Optimize spaces to improve library experiences.
  • Offer impactful programs and services.
  • Continue building beneficial partnerships.
  • Foster a positive organizational culture.
  • Expand revenue streams.
  • Support transparent fiscal and fiduciary practices.
  • Promote engagement with the library across the district.

 

STRATEGIC FOCUS AREAS

  • Discovery: Provide free and equal access to collections, programs, and services that inspire curiosity, encourage learning, and prioritize personal growth.
    • Continually promote lifelong learning and discovery through quality resources and programs.
    • Maintain and continue to build high-quality collections.
    • Expand the collections with high growth potential and adjust other collection areas as needed to reflect and respond to the communities in our district.
    • Offer programs supporting literacy and learning tailored to the needs of our library users.
    • Prioritize initiatives with a focus on community needs and achieving excellence.
       
  • Presence: Improve the physical library spaces to increase access and optimize the library experience for all users.
    • Align spaces to the growing and evolving needs of staff and community members.
    • Address facility maintenance issues impacting everyday usage.
    • Explore ways to utilize library spaces to meet expressed community needs better.
    • Investigate options and plan for modifying spaces to optimize library services.
    • Develop and pursue initiatives that will improve and increase access to library resources.
       
  • Connection: Expand awareness of the library’s innovative resources through outreach, community partnerships, and transparent financial practices.
    • Increase awareness of Library resources and expand efforts to engage the community.
    • Strengthen community connections throughout the district and explore marketing strategies that will increase support for the Library.
    • Identify and reduce barriers to library service, prioritizing free and equal access.
    • Maintain transparent and responsible financial practices.
    • Seek alternative funding options for funding library needs.
       
  • Talent: Foster a positive work culture that values and supports employee talents and provides opportunities for professional growth and development.
    • Invest in training and education opportunities for staff.
    • Recognize and encourage the unique contributions of team members.
    • Develop workspaces that align with responsibilities and boost efficiency.
    • Continually evaluate and respond to staffing needs and communicate responsibilities and priorities.
    • Support team members in striving for excellence and providing exceptional service.