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Kanawha County Public Library system Long Range Plan January 2010-December 2012 (Approved by the KCPL Board of Directors 5/10/10)

The long range plan focuses the energy and resources of the Library system and its Board and staff on the underlying goals that will further develop services and facilities in pursuit of our vision and fulfillment of our mission. These goals and objectives are pursued while meeting the daily operational needs of the system. The plan is reviewed at regular intervals and may be adjusted to reflect changing needs and opportunities. Annual reports are made to the Long Range Planning Committee of the Board.

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Goals

Goal 1

Provide services, programs and technology that are responsive to needs of the community and various audiences within the community more information...

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Goal 2

To position library staff to provide high quality and responsive service to users and to each other more information...

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Goal 3

Maintain attractive, accessible, accurate, and current collections that meet the needs of the community and the various audiences in the community more information...

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Goal 4

Remove barriers to service in policies and procedures more information...

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Goal 5

Provide attractive, accessible and user friendly physical environments more information...

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Goal 6

Provide and ensure secure and adequate funding for library collections, facilities, services and staff more information...

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Goal 7

Plan for new Main Library more information...

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Goal 8

Implement new Branch building and expanded Branch building projects outlined in the Facilities Improvement Plan - Phase II (2004) as able more information...

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Vision

We envision the Kanawha County Public Library as the people's premier source of information in a community where learning and reading are revered and being well informed is valued.

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Mission

  • To provide free and equal access to information on subjects of a patron's own choosing
  • To provide citizens with job training and career development information that will prepare them for a competitive job market
  • To enrich individual and family lives through satisfying educational, recreational and cultural experiences
  • To enable patrons to access new information technology
  • To provide opportunities for lifelong learning
  • To serve as the center of community life
  • To use available resources efficiently
  • To seek additional resources
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