Strategic Plan

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Six Mile Regional Library District
Strategic Plan 2013+
Adopted April 9, 2013 at the regular monthly Board of Trustees meeting
Updated March 10, 2016; October 11, 2016

Strategic Plan October 11, 2016

Establishment Purpose

To provide local public institutions of general education for citizens of Illinois…The library shall be forever for the use of residents and taxpayers of the district in which it is located…to render the use of the library of the greatest benefit to the greatest number of those residents and taxpayers.[1]

Organization

A seven-member elected board of trustees governs the library district.  The board sets policies and the budget and hires a director to fulfill the rules and regulations of the library district board within the parameters of the approved budget.

Mission

The Library makes a significant difference in the everyday lives of the people, institutions, and communities of Granite City, Mitchell, and Pontoon Beach by listening, understanding, and then transforming needs into proactive library services.

Vision

The libraries are vital, vibrant places where people gather to strengthen their minds, their abilities, and their community.

Values

 Community   Access   Integrity  Compassion  Inclusion   Quality  Service 

Focus Areas

Local Vitality, History, and Talent

Education, Information, and Instruction

[1] 75 ILCS 16/1-10 (http://www.ilga.gov/legislation/ilcs/ilcs4.asp?DocName=007500160HArt.+1&ActID=993&ChapterID=16&SeqStart=100000&SeqEnd=1300000)