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 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