Strategic Plan 2011-2014

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  •  Inspiration through knowledge


  •  Public Libraries = Education, Knowledge & Learning for Life


  • To create opportunities that transform lives through knowledge for every age at any stage, one exceptional experience at a time

Core Services:

  • Reading, Viewing & Listening for Pleasure & Personal Knowledge

The library provides materials in many formats including books, audios, videos, electronic resources and more, as well as programs and events for people of all ages to transform their quality of life.

  • Early Childhood & Pre-Teen Literacy Experiences

The library provides children from birth to age five with educational services designed to ensure that they enter school ready to learn to read, write and listen. Library collections, programs and services are also designed to improve the education and literacy skills of school age children and teens as well as to enrich and transform their lives.

  • Public Internet Access
The Internet is a main avenue of communication for education, knowledge, economic development and connecting to family, friends and materials that add quality to life. The library provides access to high-speed Internet, trustworthy on-line information and staff expertise. The library website provides access to many of the library’s electronic services to anyone, anywhere who is connected to the Internet. 
  • Reference Assistance & Instruction
The library provides services that help people find information to resolve an issue or answer a question. These services also help people develop the skills to search for, locate, evaluate and effectively use information to meet their needs and improve their quality of life.
  • Genealogy & Local History Assistance
The library provides the resources needed to connect the past with the present through family histories, and the history and traditions of the local community.
  • Community Connections to Discover, Create & Innovate
By partnering with other community organizations and businesses, the library connects people