Organization Information & Leaders
The Naperville Public Library supports all residents of Naperville in their lifelong pursuit of learning, enjoyment, and inspiration by providing excellence in public library services, resources, and programs.
The Naperville Public Library – Naperville’s Neighborhood of Knowledge – is our community’s top stop for equitable access to knowledge and information delivered by professional and welcoming staff in a network of state of the art libraries and in a 24/7 electronic universe. The Library will:
- Work to increase community use and support, while raising the profile and perceived value of the Library;
- Actively seek to understand the needs of the community and provide programs, services and materials within realistic parameters;
- Provide the best staff possible – with a focus on service and accountability;
- Implement best practices in all operations;
- Maximize the use of technology in the delivery of library services;
- Seek continuous improvements;
- Work to provide the necessary funds to enable the Library to continually meet the demands of the community and to take appropriate initiatives;
- Plan for capital needs that support the growth and/or consolidation for the Library
Our Strategic Planning includes six priorities:
- Optimize Operational Effectiveness
- Meet the Customer Where They Are
- Secure the Future - Build Financial and Capital Security
- Optimize Board and Staff Development
- Connect with the Community
- Develop Library Champions
You can read the complete Strategic Planning online.
Our Board of Library Trustees
The Board of Library Trustees of the City of Naperville meets the third Wednesday of each month, 7 p.m., in the Board Room of Nichols Library, 200 W. Jefferson Ave. Board meeting agendas and packets of current year are available online.
Our Library Policies
The Naperville Public Library has adopted administrative policies and procedures regulating the organization and use of library materials, services and facilities.
You can view the complete set of Library Policies online.
Our Annual Report
Every library in Illinois is required to submit an annual report to the State by the end of the month following the last day of the fiscal year. You can view a copy of the Illinois Public Library Annual Report (IPLAR) for fiscal year ending April 30, 2011.
Our Operating Budget
Your can view the Budget Levy Resolutions, the Operating Budget for Fiscal year 2012-2013 and the Monthly Financial Statements.
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