Strategic Plan
June 2022 to July 2028

Our Mission

The mission of the Piedmont Regional Library System is to empower people, raise aspirations, and enhance quality of life.

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Core Values

HUMOR

We are able to laugh, and conduct

ourselves with a can-do attitude.

EXPERTISE

We creatively seek knowledge and 

passionately advocate for lifelong learning. 

ACCESS

We provide access to information without personal bias or censorship.

RESPONSIBILITY

We are sincerely accountable for our actions and conduct ourselves with integrity.

TRUST

We are trustworthy and value confidentiality.

We treat everyone with respect and honesty.

SERVICE

We offer professional service with patience, helpfulness, compassion and empathy.

Goals and Strategies

MAKE SPACE

  • 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

OFFER PROGRAMS​

  • 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

​BE ACCESSIBLE

  • 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

PARTNER UP

  • 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

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