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  • Library Planning to Target YearCommunity Meeting 2
    Meeting Date
  • Agenda for Meeting
    4:00 Openers
    4:30  Community vision for town
    5:15 Library landscape
    5:40 Library tour
    6:00 Supper
    6:30 Library vision
    7:30 Wrap-up, evaluation, next steps
  • Purpose
    • Review work done to this point
    • Provide raw material and guidance to Library board and staff in drafting strategic plan
    • Identify ways to involve ourselves and the community in supporting the library moving forward
  • Libraries should….
    • [List]
  • Review input to date
  • Process towards the Plan
    • Community planning committee– conversation, gather input and data.
    • Staff retreat – full day to review community input, knowledge of program
    • Meet with town board, town department heads, and focus groups
    • Write plan, and use it!
  • What are the key themes for the town vision?
  • Library program and services: key themes
  • Library building and space: key themes
  • The Library and the wider community: key themes
  • Library fundamentals are the same
    All public libraries
    Lend materials
    Provide ‘certified’ information
    Provide a “third place,” a community anchor, a commons
    Are unique among public institutions in the breadth of audience and of function
  • Discussion: Recommendations to Library Board and Staff
  • Group discussion: beginning to prioritize Library programs and services
    Look at the key themes and make as many recommendations as you can for each one
  • Where?
    What’s it like?
    What about this building?
    Group discussion: Library building
  • Discussion:citizen action
  • What will you personally do as a result of this process?
    This week?
    This year?
    Personal to do list
  • What actions can be taken or started collectively in the community to further the cause of the Library?
    This week?
    This year?
    Community to do list
  • Good knowledge of the country they are representing
    Good understanding of the country they are visiting
    Communicate about the one in a way the other can understand
  • Consider your audience: focus on a shared concern
    Two numbers and a story (a formula that works)
    A question
    Library, library, library
    Talking about the Library
  • We remember
    • 10% of what we read
    • 20% of what we hear
    • 30% of what we see
    • 50% of what we see and hear
    • 70% of what we discuss with others
    • 80% of what we experience personally
    • 95% of what we teach someone else