The Piedmont Regional Library System is a consortium of 10 libraries and 3 book deposits serving Banks, Barrow, and Jackson Counties.
The mission of the Piedmont Regional Library System is to empower people, raise aspirations, and build quality of life.
We are able to laugh, and conduct
ourselves with a can-do attitude.
We creatively seek knowledge and
passionately advocate for lifelong learning.
We provide access to information without personal bias or censorship.
We are sincerely accountable for our actions and conduct ourselves with integrity.
We are trustworthy and value confidentiality.
We treat everyone with respect and honesty.
We offer professional service with patience, helpfulness, compassion and empathy.
GOALS + STRATEGIES
Create accessible, flexible spaces within our libraries to meet changing needs of staff and patrons
Ensure physical spaces are accessible, inviting, and comfortable
Provide space for both group and individual use
Design programming options tailored to the community
Increase intergenerational programming opportunities
Bridge programming between teen years and adulthood with "new adult" programs
Maximize use of outreach tools and resources
Simplify patron experience
Reduce barriers to our services for all patrons
Reflect the community and its many facets
Utilize the mobile library, PuRL, to provide access to the library to those that cannot come to us
Expand our concept of traditional library partners
Identify and support community library ambassadors
Build community relationships
Leverage partnerships to increase library awareness
and programming opportunities.
TELL OUR STORY
Target library marketing to community segments
Represent the library in the community