Strategic Area One: Establish the Library as an Institution of Lifelong Learning

A. Children's Learning Initiative

  • Evaluate & create content for library programs for special needs children and their parents
  • Explore specialized life skills programs for children, such as cooking, fitness, etiquette & finance
  • Expand Getting Ready for K curriculum
  • Enhance Library offerings for schools with low reading scores
  • Execute year two of the Mayor’s Matching Grant gift to expand sewing program with new equipment and curriculum.

B. Adult Learning Initiative

  • Expand health & wellness initiative & promotion
  • Enhance "Next Chapter" offerings for adult seniors
  • Provide Career Online High School Diplomas & graduation ceremony
  • Develop curriculum and experiences for immersive technologies

C. Staff - Engaged Learning

  • Self-directed learning opportunities for staff:  Provide more OCLS generated content as self-directed learning opportunities
  • Offer Financial Wellness skills


Strategic Area Two: Foster Community Engagement

A. Promotion

  • Leverage social media as a digital-marketing tool and create a social media marketing strategy
  • Grow organic social media presence and use it to connect with the community
  • Participate in Knight Campaign pilot
  • Engage in community events to celebrate Veterans

B. Engage with/in Community Content Development

  • Evaluate results of marketing campaign
  • Host local and national art displays or events
  • Develop community content and programming to support it - EPOCH, Orlando Memory, E-Pulp
  • Plan/Support Pulse Anniversary event

C. Pursue Funding Opportunities / Facilities

  • Individualize 2 branches to meet community needs
  • Pursue grant opportunities
  • Explore new branch sites
  • Celebrate branch anniversaries at South Creek (15th), Edgewater (20th), and Windermere (25th) Anniversary


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