Planning is an important exercise for libraries.  It helps the library focus in a strategic manner and allows the library to better fulfill its mission.

Here are several important documents that can provide an excellent information for a planning effort:

The Aspen Report

The Action Guide

Here are our most recent plans:

Bridges Library System Strategic Plan 2016-2017 (with status updates)

Jefferson County Library Service Plan 2016-2018

Waukesha County Library Services Plan (proposed plan 2017-2021)

Waukesha County is currently in the process of updating its plan.  You can read more here:

Waukesha County Library Planning Committee (Act 150 Committee)