Strategic Plan and Action Plan

Mission: Meinders Community Library provides programming, interactive experiences, and a variety of resources to all our patrons.

Vision: We are a community hub focused on enriching lives and supporting success.


  • Our library is clean and welcoming. Staff is friendly and knowledgeable.
  • Our programming provides opportunities for patrons of all ages to engage in new experiences and learn new skills.
  • We enhance school curriculum through targeted programming.
  • Our library is a place where people are excited to go, and feel safe to explore, learn, and grow.
  • We value and celebrate differences within our patron base and the world at large.
  • We grow our patron base and usage in a fiscally responsible manner.
  • We provide digital and physical resources that appeal to all interests and age levels.


2019 Action Plans:

  1. Grow active users by 5% (1,500 individuals)
  2. Increase Circulation by 5% (36,225 issued books)
    1. Increase patron participation.
      1. Increase active patron counts
      2. Increase literature centered programming
  • Increase outreach to child cares, educators, and senior population
  1. Offer broad range of materials
    1. STEM kits
    2. Spanish books
  • Large Print
  1. Highlight collection
    1. Weeding
    2. Displays
  • Fill in series gaps
  1. Brand the Library as a Professional Entity
    1. Logo
    2. Promotional items
  2. Increase Library Visibility
    1. Welcome new residents to the area via welcome packs for new residents, new babies, and new students
    2. Participate in three community outreach opportunities each year, including: Water Tower Festival Parade and Farmer’s Market
    3. Use targeted social media to increase visibility online.
      1. Blog: increase followers by 20% (to 550 followers)
      2. Facebook: increase followers by 20% (525 followers)