LIBRARY MISSION STATEMENT & STRATEGIC PLAN
"Building a stronger community by enabling lifelong learning and enrichment."
"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 with dignity.
- 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 suggestsJan - Sep '16
Collect DataOct '16 - Jun '17
Schweitzer BrentwoodJul '17 - Jun '18
Library Center & Library StationJul '18 - Jun '19
Republic, Park Central & MidtownJul '19 - Jun '20
Implement wireless printing for public and staffJan - Sep '16
ReNew BrentwoodJul '16 - Dec '17
Enhance user experience by implementing self-service opportunitiesJul '16 - Dec '19
Evaluate materials security and loss prevention at a districtwide levelJul '16 - Jun '17
Use analytics to enhance marketing and promotional servicesJul '16 - Sep '17
Create a people-friendly glossary of library languageJul '16 - Sep '17
Systematic evaluation and replacement of HVAC systemsJul '16 - Jun '19
Evaluate and adjust security services to all locationsJul '16 - Jun '17
Investigate in-house book printing for patrons and staffJan '17 - Mar '18
Investigate options for effective and efficient inventory tracking and managementJul '17 - Jun '18
Systematic evaluation and implementation of durable, interactive furnishings and pieces in children's areas districtwideOct '17 - Mar '19
Evaluate and adjust delivery services to all locationsJul '18 - Jun '19
Explore 7-day/24-hour kiosks and other remote service optionsJul '18 - Jun '19
Evaluate adult learning classes and programsJul '19 - Dec '20
Review Collection Services facilities and operationsJul '19 - Dec '20
Systematic evaluation and replacement of flooring throughout the districtJul '18 - Dec '20
Investigate feasibility and possibilities for a district switchboardJul '19 - Dec '20
Explore modifications to library services to best serve patrons with physical, sensory, psychiatric, neurological and/or cognitive disabilitiesJan '19 - Mar '20
Implement new manager and mentor training programApr '19 - Dec '20
Investigate feasibility and possibilities of implementation of an Adult Programming CoordinatorJan '20 - Dec '20