This updated Plan is intended to be used as a dynamic tool in making key decisions. It is designed to position the Library as a responsive and relevant public service organization that is essential to the success of the community.
The San Antonio Public Library plays a critical role in the quality of life and continued growth of San Antonio. As the City’s educational arm, the library system is directly tied to our collective goals of business recruitment and economic development; community and neighborhood revitalization; and literacy and educational achievement. The San Antonio Public Library understands its important role and desires to be a relevant service organization by anticipating the future and adapting accordingly so the Library can continue to be a responsive service organization.
The process to update the Strategic Plan encompassed the following:
The three ares of Strategic Focus are:
Forty staff members from throughout the organization made a commitment to actively participate in the work groups. Work group participants met multiple times during 2015 to update strategies and action plans to address their designated area of focus.