LIBRARY MISSION STATEMENT & STRATEGIC PLAN
"The mission of the Springfield-Greene County Library District is to improve and enrich the lives of our users through information, education and recreation. The Library values the citizens of Greene County and responds to their needs by providing clean and inviting buildings, well-organized and up-to-date collections, friendly professional service and well-trained staff who are committed to the Library vision."
"A thriving Library that is an integral part of the lives of the community"
Springfield-Greene County Library District Strategic Plan 2016—2020
- EmpowermentTo give someone the means or
ability to do something.
- ExcellenceTo be the best in everything we do.
- ConfidenceTo be certain of trustworthiness.
- RespectTo treat all people
- InnovationTo start or provide something new.
- SynergyTo produce a combined effect greater than what we can do individually.
Springfield-Greene County Library District Five-Year Plan
Evaluate weekend hours and adjust as data suggests
Jan - Sep '16
Oct '16 - Jun '17
Jul '17 - Jun '18
Library Center & Library Station
Jul '18 - Jun '19
Republic, Park Central & Midtown
Jul '19 - Jun '20
Implement wireless printing for public and staff
Enhance user experience by implementing self-service opportunities
Evaluate materials security and loss prevention at a districtwide level
Use analytics to enhance marketing and promotional services
Create a people-friendly glossary of library language
Systematic evaluation and replacement of HVAC systems
Evaluate and adjust security services to all locations
Investigate in-house book printing for patrons and staff
Investigate options for effective and efficient inventory tracking and management
Systematic evaluation and implementation of durable, interactive furnishings and pieces in children's areas districtwide
Evaluate and adjust delivery services to all locations
Explore 7-day/24-hour kiosks and other remote service options
Evaluate adult learning classes and programs
Review Collection Services facilities and operations
Systematic evaluation and replacement of flooring throughout the district
Investigate feasibility and possibilities for a district switchboard
Explore modifications to library services to best serve patrons with physical, sensory, psychiatric, neurological and/or cognitive disabilities
Implement new manager and mentor training program
Investigate feasibility and possibilities of implementation of an Adult Programming Coordinator