Whiteboard, ideas, to do list
Goal #1 – Increase access to services and resources

Strategies:

  • Increase or reallocate existing hours and staff
  • Seek additional funding sources to expand access
  • Expand and create community partnerships
  • Identify and remove barriers to service
Goal #2 – Advance literacy and lifelong learning

Strategies:

  • Expand programs for birth to age 4 to advance literacy
  • Expand programs to increase digital literacy
  • Expand programs to develop workplace readiness
  • Create multigenerational programs
  • Provide programs that inspire, educate, and entertain
Goal #3 – Maximize library collections

Strategies:

  • Evaluate library collection’s strengths and weaknesses
  • Increase access to high-demand materials in multiple formats
  • Seek additional funding sources to expand library materials
  • Explore possibility of deposit collections
  • Promote digital library collections, resources, and databases
Goal #4 – Increase public awareness

Strategies:

  • Develop plan to promote library services and resources
  • Change perceptions about the public library
  • Create strategies for maximizing the overall library experience
  • Engage community through print and digital media