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Vision 2024
Port Washington Public Library – Strategic Plan 2022 – 2024

Mission:

The Port Washington Public Library is an inclusive center for community engagement, knowledge, and personal enrichment

Vision:

To enhance the wellbeing of every community member

Values:

  • Access – Expansive & equitable opportunities for our community to connect with the wider world
  • Community – Relationships, partnerships and alliances that create positive and beneficial growth and fosters a spirit of interconnectedness
  • Empowerment – Enabling people/community members to reach their full potential

Priorities:

  • Satisfy curiosity: lifelong learning
  • Access for all: outreach to underserved populations
  • Learn to read and write: literacy for all ages
  • Visit a comfortable place: physical and virtual spaces
  • Succeed in school: homework help
  • Make informed decisions: information fluency

Goals and Objectives:

Goal 1: PROMOTE EQUITABLE PATHWAYS TO INDIVIDUAL FULFILLMENT
Objective 1.1: Expand service and eliminate barriers to build relationships
Objective 1.2: Reintroduce the library to the community post-pandemic

Goal 2: FOSTER A WARM, SAFE, AND SUPPORTIVE ATMOSPHERE FOR ALL
Objective 2.1: Ensure patrons feel comfortable in all library spaces
Objective 2.2: Equip learners of all ages with tools and resources to succeed

Goal 3: PROVIDE OUR COMMUNITY OPPORTUNITIES TO THRIVE
Objective 3.1: Improve collections and services that support real-world skills
Objective 3.2: Embrace literacy, creativity, and writing skill as a priority for all
Objective 3.3: Position the library as the ‘common-ground’ for community organizations and groups