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: 11:00 am – 8:00 pm

2145 Johnson

OpenToday: 11:00 am – 8:00 pm

Upcoming Events

  • COZY UP with a Good Book All Ages Winter Reading Program December 15, 2022 – February 2, 2023 smrld.beanstack.com COZY UP with a Good BookAll Ages Winter Reading ProgramDecember 15 through February 2Sign up through smrld.beanstack.com or pick up a log at either library!Read one hour each week of the program and you will be entered in a drawing for a prize!The drawings begin on Friday, December 23 so log your reading on Beanstack…
  • Español/English Bilingual Book Club January 26, 2023 at 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm Español/Ingles club de lectura bilingüeSpanish/English bilingual book clubJanuary 26, 2023 | 5- 6 PM2001 Delmar AveLibros gratis/free booksmientras duren las reservas/while supplies lastNational Endowment for the Arts Big Read arts.gov/neabigreadPreguntas? Llamame 618452-6238 ext. 715Questions? Call 618-452-6238 ext. 785 Join with Google Meet: https://meet.google.com/bht-qfjz-kwn Or dial: (US) +1 929-260-4321 PIN: 179800746# More phone numbers: https://tel.meet/bht-qfjz-kwn?pin=1786400675704&hs=7 Learn more about Meet…
  • Play & Learn For Babies & Toddlers January 27, 2023 at 10:00 am – 10:45 am Six Mile Regional Library District, 2001 Delmar Ave, Granite City, IL 62040, USA Play & Learn For Babies & ToddlersFridays, December 9 & 23Fridays, January 13 & 27Fridays, February 10 & 2410 AM at SMRLD2001 Delmar AveQuestions? Email [email protected] or call the Youth Services department at 618-452-6238 ext 720
  • Nintendo Switch January 28, 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 January 30, 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

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