Plan of Service 2019 - 2023

Berry Creek Community Library is dedicated to being a hub of community involvement, creativity, and lifelong learning!

Visit a Comfortable Space: Physical and Virtual Spaces

  • Attract community members to the library for library resources and also for social events.
  • Keep public computers and wifi running effectively.
  • Purchase new and comfortable furniture to create a reading nook.
  • Upgrade existing computer chairs.
  • Extend Craft Night to include cards and board games to provide activities for a wider group of community members.
  • Is the library community using the comfortbale seating and spending more time in the library?
  • Is there a wider range of community members participating in Craft Night?

Create Young Readers: Early Literacy

  • Offer children's story time.
  • Offer programs for families with young children in partnership with Project REACH.
  • Promote library time for preschool and playschool groups.
  • Purchase books for early literacy educators and young readers.
  • Implement children's story time for 3 - 4 year-olds one morning a week.
  • Provide a dedicated library time for preschool and playschool groups.
  • Advertise in the school and on social media about upcoming events so caregivers are up-to-date on activities and events.
  • Is the library being used by young readers both as a family and as part of early education?

Stimulate Imagination: Reading, Viewing, and Listening for Pleasure

  • Fostering a love of reading in students by providing programs and tools to prepare them for success in school and in their futures.
  • Keep teens engaged in library resources and services.
  • Provide a book club for adults.
  • Work with students and help them become familiar with the resources available through the library.
  • More funding to be dedicated to eBooks and downloadable audiobooks.
  • Run a book club over the winter months and provide book reviews via social media.
  • Is the library community using more of the available resources more often?
  • If there evidence that the book club is providing the library community with a vast selection of books and resources?