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  • Add information from OCLC Perceptions study of 2010
  • From 2008-2009 Income pageLocal tax support = $62,260State income = $144 (resource sharing grant? Performer grant?)Other income = $3,921Total income = $66,181VT local tax support =
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    1. 1. Library Planning to Target YearCommunity Meeting<br />Meeting Date<br />
    2. 2. <ul><li>What single word defines the Library for you? [List]</li></ul>Library…<br />
    3. 3. Purpose<br />Through dialog and sharing of information<br /><ul><li>To envision the best future
    4. 4. To envision the best Library as a part of that community
    5. 5. To learn and listen and share opinion, facts, & knowledge to help library board and staff develop a strategic plan </li></li></ul><li>Agenda for Meeting<br />4:00 Openers <br />4:30  Community vision for town<br />5:15 Library landscape<br />5:40 Library tour <br />6:00 Supper<br />6:30 Library vision<br />7:30 Wrap-up, evaluation, next steps<br />
    6. 6. What’s important about libraries?<br />Healthy libraries indicate healthy communities<br /><ul><li>Economic health
    7. 7. Educational health
    8. 8. Cultural health
    9. 9. Community health</li></li></ul><li>Planning Context<br /><ul><li>U.S. public libraries have strong planning culture
    10. 10. Long history and experience
    11. 11. Vermont DOL encourages local library planning through standards program
    12. 12. Has the library built a plan before?</li></li></ul><li>Library planninggrounded in community need<br /><ul><li>Community vision and need
    13. 13. Library as a part of that
    14. 14. Addressing needs
    15. 15. Serving the vision</li></li></ul><li>Process this time<br /><ul><li>Community task force – conversation, gather input and data. Two meetings.
    16. 16. Staff retreat – full day to take community input, knowledge of program
    17. 17. Meet with town board, town department heads, and focus groups
    18. 18. Write plan, and use it!</li></li></ul><li>Planning<br /><ul><li>Strategic Plan
    19. 19. Long Range Plan
    20. 20. Facilities Plan
    21. 21. Capital Plan
    22. 22. Service Plan
    23. 23. Development Plan
    24. 24. Technology Plan</li></li></ul><li> Town- The vision<br />
    25. 25. Town demographic profile<br /><ul><li> Population, 2008 est.-
    26. 26. Growth 1990 – 2000 % (VT 8.2%)
    27. 27. Growth 2000 – 2008 %
    28. 28. Ethnicity – % white, 2000 census
    29. 29. Median age - (VT, 37.7)
    30. 30. 65 and older – %
    31. 31. Under 18 - %</li></li></ul><li>Town– demographic profile (2) <br /><ul><li>Median household income – (1999)$51,000 (VT - $41,000)
    32. 32. Education levels
    33. 33. Less than H.S. – 8%
    34. 34. Beyond High School – 64%
    35. 35. Bachelor’s or higher – 28%</li></li></ul><li>Community visioning via SWOT<br />Breakout groups (by table)<br />1. Appoint a recorder and reporter<br />2. Brainstorm for the community<br />3. Strengths and weaknesses (internal)<br />4. Opportunities and threats (external)<br />
    36. 36. Strengths and Weaknesses<br />[List]<br />
    37. 37. Opportunities and Threats<br />[List]<br />
    38. 38. Elements of a vision<br />[List]<br />
    39. 39. TheCommunity and the Library Landscape<br />
    40. 40. Public libraries are changing<br />7/2010: Amazon sold more titles for the Kindle than hardcover books in the previous 3 months<br />Delivery methods are changing rapidly (smartphones, Netflix, ListenUp VT for audiobooks and ebooks)<br />Libraries are busier than ever, especially as public computer centers<br />
    41. 41. Public libraries are the same<br />All public libraries<br />Lend materials<br />Provide ‘certified’ information<br />Provide a “third place,” a community anchor, a commons<br />Are unique among public institutions in the breadth of audience and of function<br />
    42. 42. Public libraries and the economy<br /><ul><li>One dollar on public libraries yields $4 to $8 back to the community
    43. 43. Vermont public libraries return $7.41 for every $1 expended.
    44. 44. Small business, “creative economy,” “third space,” “digital natives” rely on libraries</li></li></ul><li>Value of public library services<br />http://www.vermontlibraries.org/library-use-value-calculator<br />
    45. 45. Sources of support<br />Planning Town: ? %local tax income, ? % other<br />Vermont average :72.9% local tax, 27.1% other<br />National averages: 84.1% local tax, 15.9% other<br />2008-2009 VT Public Library Statistics<br />
    46. 46. Spending on public library services<br />Per capita, monthlyVermont average: $2.61<br />Annual:<br /><ul><li>Vermont average, 2008 - $31.28
    47. 47. Town Library, 2008 - $
    48. 48. Vermont average, 2006 - $29.44
    49. 49. National average, 2006 - $33.24</li></li></ul><li>Sources of support<br /><ul><li>Town: ? % local tax income, 7% other
    50. 50. Vermont averages:73% local; 27 other
    51. 51. National averages: 91%; 8% other</li></li></ul><li>Library tourand supper<br />
    52. 52. Library…<br /><ul><li>[List one word that sums up the library]</li></li></ul><li>Library as Community Resource<br />Small groups – Brainstorm <br /><ul><li>1. what the library now does that you know about
    53. 53. 2. What it could / should do, money no object</li></li></ul><li>Get crazy!<br />Be imaginative!<br />
    54. 54. Results – Library conversations<br /><ul><li>[List]</li></li></ul><li>Dreams<br /><ul><li>[List]</li></li></ul><li>Results – Library conversations<br />
    55. 55. Next steps<br /><ul><li>Staff retreat
    56. 56. Focus group or interview for missing audience
    57. 57. This group hear and add
    58. 58. Board and staff work on plan
    59. 59. Board adopts, takes to town</li></li></ul><li>Evaluation of meeting process<br /><ul><li>What went well today?
    60. 60. Changes for the next meeting?</li>

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