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The 2011-2015 Burdekin Library Strategic Plan confirms its commitment to Burdekin Council’s values as identified in the 2010-2015 Corporate Plan.

Please refer to the Burdekin Library Strategic Plan 2011-2015 for the full details of the plan.

Vision

The Vision for the Burdekin Library is:

A vibrant inclusive Library Service working with key partners to provide quality facilities, services and programs to enable, enrich and connect the Burdekin community.

Purpose and Role

The purpose and role of the Burdekin Library is:

To provide equitable access to information, recreation, and lifelong learning and to facilitate community engagement and cultural connections in welcoming safe and neutral library spaces.

Values

Burdekin Library confirms its commitment to Burdekin Council’s values as identified in the 2010-2015 Corporate Plan. These are:

  • Commitment to the organisation;
  • Leadership;
  • Openness, honesty and trust;
  • Best practice, productivity, innovation and continual learning;
  • Teamwork;
  • Customer focus;
  • Respect, fairness and ethical behaviour; and
  • Valuing people.

Consultation Process

Consultation was undertaken to forecast strategic goals and engage and seek views of key stakeholders.

Key Outcomes

The key outcomes identified for the Burdekin Library over the next five years are:

Customer and Community Our People and their Learning Continuous Improvement:
systems, processes and innovation
Good Governance
Community needs
identified
A staff culture of
continuous learning
To provide appropriate
and enabling
technologies
Effective financial and
resource management
Accessible, welcoming
and appropriate places
Effective two way
feedback processes
with staff in place
Compliance with up to
date and defined
policies and procedures
Strategic planning,
timely and accurate
reporting and effective
decision making
Library services well
used, highly visible and
valued and “owned by
the community”
Library staff highly
valued and
recognised for what
they do (internally
and externally)
Efficient and user
friendly data collection,
analysis and review
Sound risk
management and
active compliance with
relevant Council and
State and Federal
government legislation
Quality services and
programs
     

Please refer to the Burdekin Library Strategic Plan 2011-2015 for the full details of the plan.

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