by Lisa Koch, Mimi Marquet, Deirdre Lavery & Priscille Dando
What is Strategic Planning?
“...the [strategic] planning process allows the participants to imagine library services in a perfect world (visioning), articulate the value and role of the library to the community (mission), and design a blueprint for bringing the library closer to that perfect vision in alignment with the mission (goals)."
-- United for Libraries: A Library Board’s Guide to Strategic Planning
Reed, Sally. "A Library Board’s Practical Guide to Strategic Planning." United for Librariess: The Association of Library Trustees, Advocates, Friends and Foundations, PDF ed., Mar. 2016, pp. 1-14.
Strategic Planning Documents