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Library Board of Trustees Announces 2008-10 Strategic Plan

2008 Goals

 

Goal 1

Increase community building activities in library programs by 50% over 2007.

  • Compile a menu of acceptable community building activities for staff programmers.
  • Include compliance with community building requirement in program promotion plan.
  • Measure number of community building activities in comparison to 30 activities in the baseline year of 2007.
  • Evaluate quality of community building activities by comparing to strategic definition. Did they bring like-minded people together to enable them to communicate, share information, and reach common goals? Does library support of these communities enable them to be strong, participative, and interactive?

 

Goal 2

Increase local history programming, new acquisitions to the local history collections, and participation in local history organizations by 50% over 2007.

  • Hold local history exhibits and programs.
  • Collect organizational histories and historic photos, documents, and memorabilia that become available during the celebration for permanent inclusion in local history collection.
  • Attend meetings of the 50th Anniversary Levittown/Willingboro planning committee, the history subcommittee, and the township Heritage Commission.
  • Measure number of local history programming activities in comparison to 2 programs, 20 new acquisitions, and 10 meetings in the baseline year of 2007.
  • Evaluate quality of the programming and participation as community building activities by comparing to strategic definition. Did they bring like-minded people together to enable them to communicate, share information, and reach common goals? Does library support of these communities enable them to be strong, participative, and interactive?

 

Goal 3

Increase outreach activities to immigrant communities by 50% over 2007.

  • Form a committee to develop plan for outreach to African immigrants, as suggested by staff research.
  • Include a literacy component.
  • Perform outreach activities developed by committee.
  • Evaluate plan components and revise if necessary.
  • Replicate plan with a different ethnic group in years 2 & 3.
  • Measure outreach activities in comparison to 2 in baseline year of 2007.
  • Evaluate quality of the programming and participation as community building activities by comparing to strategic definition. Did they bring like-minded people together to enable them to communicate, share information, and reach common goals? Does library support of these communities enable them to be strong, participative, and interactive?

 

2009 Goals

 

Goal 1

Increase community building activities to clubs and organizations by 50% over 2008.

  • Use committee format above to implement activities.
  • Measure community building activities in comparison to baseline year of 2008.
  • Evaluate quality of the activities by comparing to strategic definition. Did they bring like-minded people together to enable them to communicate, share information, and reach common goals? Does library support of these communities enable them to be strong, participative, and interactive?

 

Goal 2

Increase community building activities to churches and religious groups by 50% over 2008.

  • Use committee format above to implement activities.
  • Measure community building activities in comparison to baseline year of 2008.
  • Evaluate quality of the activities by comparing to strategic definition. Did they bring like-minded people together to enable them to communicate, share information, and reach common goals? Does library support of these communities enable them to be strong, participative, and interactive?

 

Goal 3

Increase community building activities to social networks and online communities by 50% over 2008.

  • Use committee format above to implement activities.
  • Measure community building activities in comparison to baseline year of 2008.
  • Evaluate quality of the activities by comparing to strategic definition. Did they bring like-minded people together to enable them to communicate, share information, and reach common goals? Does library support of these communities enable them to be strong, participative, and interactive?

 

 

Goal 4

Increase community building activities to business by 50% over 2008.

  • Build on success from 2008 Business Focus Group
  • Measure community building activities in comparison to baseline year of 2008.
  • Evaluate quality of the activities by comparing to strategic definition. Did they bring like-minded people together to enable them to communicate, share information, and reach common goals? Does library support of these communities enable them to be strong, participative, and interactive?

 

2010 Goals

Goal 1

  • Increase community building components to existing library services by 10 over 2009.
  • Measure community building activities in comparison to baseline year of 2009.
  • Evaluate quality of the activities by comparing to strategic definition. Did they bring like-minded people together to enable them to communicate, share information, and reach common goals? Does library support of these communities enable them to be strong, participative, and interactive?

 

Goal 2

  • Increase new library services with community building components by 50% over 2009.
  • Measure community building activities in comparison to baseline year of 2009.
  • Evaluate quality of the activities by comparing to strategic definition. Did they bring like-minded people together to enable them to communicate, share information, and reach common goals? Does library support of these communities enable them to be strong, participative, and interactive?

 

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