Muskegon Area District Library Strategic Planning 2010 to 2014
Library Service Responses Recommended by the Community Planning Committee
CONNECT TO THE ONLINE WORLD
Residents will have high-speed access to the digital world with no unnecessary restrictions or fees to ensure that everyone can take advantage of the ever-growing resources and services available through the Internet.
UNDERSTAND HOW TO FIND, EVALUATE, AND USE INFORMATION: Information Fluency
Residents will know when they need information to resolve an issue to answer a question and will have the skills to search for, locate, evaluate, and effectively use information to meet their needs.
STIMULATE IMAGINATION: Reading, Viewing and Listening for Pleasure
Residents who want materials to enhance their leisure time will find what they want when and where they want them and will have the help they need to make choices from among the options.
CREATE YOUNG READERS: Early Literacy
Children from birth to age five will have programs and services designed to ensure that they will enter school ready to learn to read, write, and listen.
BE AN INFORMED CITIZEN: Local, National, and World Affairs
Residents will have the information they need to support and promote democracy, to fulfill their civic responsibilities at the local, state, and national levels, and to fully participate in community decision-making.
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