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Strategic Plan 2013 - 2017

Stakeholders Discuss Library's Future

We are pleased to present the Bellingham Public Library Strategic Plan, 2013 - 2017. Our fresh new mission reflects the guiding principles:

BPL Mission Statement

To read the plan in it's entirety, click here.

For a abbreviated handout summarizing the plan, click here.

Over 3,300 survey respondents and 40 Library Stakeholders provided extensive input to shape this plan.  Library staff and trustees followed up with personal phone conversations to 134 people.  We also received feedback during two public Open Houses.   Here is a summary of the survey results and a discussion of the highlights

Please email us your comments and suggestions.  We look forward to hearing from you.

Resources

2012 Community Meetings and Input Gathering Sessions

Stakeholder Retreat Tuesday, April 17 3:00 - 7:00 p.m. Squalicum Boathouse
Board Meeting  Tuesday, June 19 3:30 - 6:00 p.m. Central Library
Board Room 
Open House  Wednesday, June 20 5:00 - 7:30 p.m. Fairhaven Branch
Fireplace Room 
Open House  Saturday, June 23 10:00 - 1:00 p.m. Central Library
Lecture Room
Board Meeting  Tuesday, July 17 3:30 - 6:00 p.m. Barkley Branch
Reading Room 
Board Meeting  Tuesday, August 21 3:30 - 6:00 p.m. Central Library
Board Room 
Board Meeting  Tuesday, Sept. 18 3:30 - 6:00 p.m. Central Library
Board Room 
Follow-up Phone Calls Tuesday, Sept. 25 10:00 - 7:00 p.m. Central Library
offices 
Board Meeting  Tuesday, Oct. 16 3:30 - 6:00 p.m. Central Library
Board Room 
Stakeholders' Meeting Thursday, Nov. 1 4:00-5:30 p.m. Fairhaven Library Fireplace Room
Board Meeting  Tuesday, Nov. 20 3:30 - 6:00 p.m. Central Library
Board Room 
Board Meeting  Tuesday, Dec. 18 3:30 - 6:00 p.m. Central Library
Board Room 

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