PLEASANT HILLS PUBLIC LIBRARY 2014-2018
By 2018, the Pleasant Hills Public Library will be our community's gateway for information, inspiration and intellectual pursuits through multimedia resources, expert staff and high quality programs that involve patrons, community partners and volunteers in a welcoming environment.
The Pleasant Hills Public Library is our community's resource center for lifelong learning, leisure, and creativity.
We believe that a free public library promotes education and is essential to the public good.
We believe in the basic principles of intellectual freedom and of the open exchange of information and the importance of an informed and literate community.
We believe that all library patrons have the right to privacy, confidentiality and intellectual freedom and pledge to treat everyone equally.
We believe that our library facilities, resources and programs must be physically accessible to all.
We value a safe and positive environment.
We believe in providing resources and services that contribute to life-long learning and nurture the joy of reading in people of all ages .
We value excellence and support creative ideas and innovative solutions in our services, programs and collections.
We believe in providing our staff with challenging opportunities to develop professionally in order to contribute to the success of the library and the community.
We believe in the power of collaboration and pledge to be good partners with our communities and schools.
We believe that we must be accountable to the Pleasant Hills community for the services that we provide.
We believe that our library should exercise responsible stewardship of resources.
PLEASANT HILLS PUBLIC LIBRARY
PRIORITY GOALS 2014-2018
1. BUILD A STRONG COLLECTION
By 2018, the Pleasant Hills Public Library will have a strong collection of print and nonprint, and provide access to digital materials that serve the needs and interests of its patrons.
2. EXPAND AND DEVELOP PROGRAMS AND SUPPORT SERVICES
By 2018, the Pleasant Hills Public Library will expand, enhance, and evolve its programs and services for children, teens, adults and seniors.
3. MAINTAIN AND IMPROVE FACILITIES AND GROUNDS
By 2018, the Pleasant Hills Public Library will continue to be a safe, secure and inviting environment with comfortable furniture, an evolving floor plan to fit the needs of the patrons and continued accessibility.
4. MARKET PROGRAMS AND SERVICES THROUGH EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATIONS
By 2018, the Pleasant Hills Public Library will enhance its communications procedures and methods to market the programs and services offered by the library.
5. IMPLEMENT TECHNOLOGY AND TECHNICAL SERVICES
By 2018, the Pleasant Hills Public Library will use technology to create efficient and effective operations and provide a continuum of innovative service options to library users.
6. ENSURE FINANCIAL STABILITY THROUGH SUSTAINABLE FUNDING SOURCES
By 2018, the Pleasant Hills Public Library will continue to demonstrate financial stability based on identified revenue streams, sustainable funding sources and stewardship.