Jackson County Memorial Library
is happy to offer
to its patrons
free access to its services
newspapers, microforms, wifi,
audio CD's, and the internet.
Library Vision Statement
Our vision is to meet the needs of a diverse and growing
constituency by providing services and information. The Governing
Board and Library staff will work together to serve the public and to
respond to the changing nature of library services.
Library Mission Statement
The mission of the Jackson County Memorial Library is to
maintain and improve the quality of life for all citizens of our community
by providing a wide variety of materials, resources, and programs that
enhance and contribute to individual knowledge, enlightenment, and
enjoyment. we especially recognize our responsibility to serve as a
place for children to discover the enjoyment of reading and the value of
The following goals are the priorities to be
accomplished over the course of the next five years which address key
strategic issues and support our vision and mission. They are not
intended to address all the issues facing the library, rather, they are
designed to focus the efforts of the library staff and governing body in
providing materials and programs that meet the needs of the Jackson County
community and maintain an excellence in service. These goals will be
used by the Director to prepare annual operating plans which will implement
the long range plan.
and objectives of the Jackson County Memorial Library consist of service and
management goals listed below:
Provide programs and services that support the library's service responses,
vision, and mission and that augment the collection.
Provide access to a wealth of current and popular materials that stimulate
the thinking, satisfy the curiosity, expand knowledge of contemporary
culture and society, and make leisure time more productive and enjoyable.
Continue a technology plan that consistently maintains current levels of
technology and implements future technology as relevant.
Identify, acquire, and maintain a balanced, diverse and dynamic collection
to further the library's service responses, vision, and mission, which
reflect current standards and the library's collection department policy.
Provide a cohesive, qualified and highly motivated staff to accomplish the
service goals of the library, which will advance the library's vision and
mission statements thus recognizing staff as an invaluable resource.