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

  • Legos September 27, 2022 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
  • Book Club! September 27, 2022 at 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm Six Mile Regional Library District, 2001 Delmar Ave, Granite City, IL 62040, USA Book Club!Join the Six Mile Regional Library Book ClubDaisy Jones and the Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid: Monday, September 26,11:00 AM 2145 Johnson Rd & Tuesday, September 27, 6:30 PM 2001 Delmar AveHour of the Witch by Chris Bohjalian: Monday, October 31, 11:00 AM 2145 Johnson Rd & Tuesday, October 25, 6:30 PM 2001 Delmar AveThey Called Us Enemy by George Takei: Monday, November 28, 11:00 AM…
  • America Reads Tutor Available September 29, 2022 at 4:30 pm – 8:00 pm America Reads Tutor AvailableStudents, K-12 Grade1 Hour SessionsFirst Come, First ServedEvery Thursday from 4:30-8 PM, Every Friday from 4-6 PM, Every Saturday from 9AM-6 PM.SMRLD, Youth Services Dept., 2001 Delmar AveQuestions? Call 618-452-6238 ext 720.  
  • America Reads Tutor Available September 30, 2022 at 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm America Reads Tutor AvailableStudents, K-12 Grade1 Hour SessionsFirst Come, First ServedEvery Thursday from 4:30-8 PM, Every Friday from 4-6 PM, Every Saturday from 9AM-6 PM.SMRLD, Youth Services Dept., 2001 Delmar AveQuestions? Call 618-452-6238 ext 720.  
  • S.T.E.A.M. Take Home Kits October 1, 2022 S.T.E.A.M. Take Home KitsScience Technology Engineering Arts MathSeptember: Robot HandOctober: Jack-o-Lantern Slime  November: Marble MazeFor 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

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