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Strategic Priorities 2017-2019

We will concentrate on:Sno-Isle Libraries Strategic Priorities 2017-2019

  • Increasing kindergarten readiness in language and literacy
  • Building civic engagement to address community issues
  • Strengthening our economy by supporting entrepreneurs and small business owners

Core Services

In keeping with our values and purpose, we:

  • Sustain a diverse collection of materials in various formats
  • Lend library materials
  • Connect readers with books
  • Provide access to computers and connectivity
  • Deliver expert information and research assistance
  • Present programs addressing community needs and interests
  • Maintain safe, welcoming spaces


We believe in:

  • Each individual’s right to free and equal access to information and ideas
  • The worth and appreciation of diverse points of view
  • The value of individuals, community, and culture
  • The importance of innovation in meeting evolving customer needs and expectations
  • Accountability for the public’s resources


We foster a literate and informed citizenry by:

  • Providing equal access to the library and its resources for all
  • Championing early literacy
  • Supporting lifelong learning
  • Providing space to think, meet, work, and create
  • Convening people for public discourse


It had been startling and disappointing to me to find out that story books had been written by people,
that books were not natural wonders, coming up of themselves like grass.
- Eudora Welty