Strategic Plan

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Six Mile Regional Library District
Strategic Plan 2013+
Adopted April 9, 2013 at the regular monthly Board of Trustees meeting
Updated March 10, 2016; October 11, 2016

Strategic Plan October 11, 2016

Establishment Purpose

To provide local public institutions of general education for citizens of Illinois…The library shall be forever for the use of residents and taxpayers of the district in which it is located…to render the use of the library of the greatest benefit to the greatest number of those residents and taxpayers.[1]

Organization

A seven-member elected board of trustees governs the library district.  The board sets policies and the budget and hires a director to fulfill the rules and regulations of the library district board within the parameters of the approved budget.

Mission

The Library makes a significant difference in the everyday lives of the people, institutions, and communities of Granite City, Mitchell, and Pontoon Beach by listening, understanding, and then transforming needs into proactive library services.

Vision

The libraries are vital, vibrant places where people gather to strengthen their minds, their abilities, and their community.

Values

 Community   Access   Integrity  Compassion  Inclusion   Quality  Service 

Focus Areas

Local Vitality, History, and Talent

Education, Information, and Instruction

[1] 75 ILCS 16/1-10 (http://www.ilga.gov/legislation/ilcs/ilcs4.asp?DocName=007500160HArt.+1&ActID=993&ChapterID=16&SeqStart=100000&SeqEnd=1300000)

2001 Delmar

OpenToday: 9:00 am – 6:00 pm

2145 Johnson

OpenToday: 9:00 am – 6:00 pm

Upcoming Events

  • S.T.E.A.M. Take Home Kits April 1, 2023 S.T.E.A.M. Take Home KitsScience Technology Engineering Arts MathMarch: Peep CatapultApril: Play Dough StructuresMay: Egg GeodesFor Grades 2-6Pick up a kit with supplies and instructions at either library location while supplies last.Questions? Email [email protected] or call the Youth Services department at 618-452-6238 ext 720
  • Nintendo Switch April 1, 2023 at 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Teen Room, 2001 Delmar Ave, Granite City, IL 62040, USA Nintendo SwitchEvery Saturday, 1-4 PMTeen Room, 2001 Delmar AveGrades 7-12For more information email the Teen Services Librarian at: [email protected]
  • Story Time April 3, 2023 at 10:00 am – 10:30 am 2145 Johnson Rd, Granite City, IL 62040, USA Story TimeEnjoy stories, music and crafts!Mondays at 10 AMSMRLD 2145 Johnson Road&Wednesdays at 6 PMSMRLD 2001 Delmar AveQuestions? Email [email protected] or call the Youth Services department at 618-452-6238
  • Painting with Fizzy Paint April 4, 2023 at 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Six Mile Regional Library District, 2001 Delmar Ave, Granite City, IL 62040, USA Painting with Fizzy PaintTuesday, April 42-4 PMSMRLD, 2001 Delmar AveFor children, grades K-4Questions? Email [email protected] or call the Youth Services department at 618-452-6238 ext 720
  • Legos April 4, 2023 at 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm Children's Department - Six Mile Regional Library District, 2001 Delmar Ave, Granite City, IL 62040, USA Come Build with Us! Every Tuesday 5 - 7 PM In the Children's Department, 2001 Delmar Ave Questions? Call the Youth Services department at 618-452-6238

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