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Strategic Plan Final


Jackson County Library Services advance Jackson County’s education priorities.

  1. Support early learning to promote school readiness.
  2. Help people develop the skills to search for, locate, evaluate and effectively use information to meet their needs.
  3. Provide information and tools needed for the academic success of students in public, private, home schools, trade schools and higher education.
  4. Support personal growth and lifelong learning through high-quality programs and materials.


Jackson County Libraries are open, thriving spaces where people link to the universe of possibilities that enrich their lives.

  1. Provide safe and welcoming spaces for people of all ages, cultures and backgrounds to connect with others and to engage in individual pursuits.
  2. Customize hours, spaces, services and collections to meet community needs.
  3. Build public awareness and engagement through strategic marketing.
  4. Implement new models and collaborate with others to improve information access and delivery.


Jackson County Library Services contribute to the economic vitality of our communities.

  1. Emphasize 21st century literacies such as information, finance and health in library programs.
  2. Educate for digital literacy and marketable workplace skills to improve prospects for employment.
  3. Leverage partnerships to develop and promote job growth and business success.