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 is an excellent resource to get started:  Nebraska Library Commission’s Strategic Planning for Public Library Accreditation 

See some of our library system member library plans here.

Here are our most recent plans:

Bridges Library System Strategic Plan 2018-2021

(Status update on the strategic plan here.)

Waukesha County Library Services Plan 2017-2021

Jefferson County Library Service Plan 2019-2021