ERIC Number: ED171268
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978-Jun
Reference Count: 0
Planning for Service: The Five-Year Plan of The Chicago Public Library/Chicago Library System, 1978-1982.
Chicago Public Library, IL.
This second revision and update of the initial five year plan for the Chicago Public Library reflects the administrative team's planning of objectives and tasks for this period. A literature review summarizes thoughts on the environment of the library, and a survey of its development is followed by an outline of the plan's goals, objectives, and tasks. The long range goal is to provide library service to all Chicago residents though branch and regional libraries, a central library, a cultural center, reading and study centers, and special service programs. Specific goals include improved public relations through public awareness and support programs and through strengthened ties with affiliate libraries and their publics; systemwide support of branch library service programs; the provision of centralized reference services and resources for Chicago individuals and institutions and beyond via statewide library networks; the establishment of a centrally located cultural center containing popular reading and children's materials; the provision of cultural and educational programming for all Chicagoans; improved services for Chicago's neighborhoods and communities through the library's branches, regional libraries, and reading and study centers; improved service programs for individuals with special physical problems; and more efficient support services. (MBR)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Chicago Public Library, IL.
Note: Revised edition of Aiming for Quality: The Five-Year Plan of the Chicago Library System, 1976-1980; For related document, see ED 105 882