Cultural Center Strategic Initiative
Oak Park is a dynamic hub of cultural activities and civic engagement. The Library builds and engages in mutually beneficial relationships with other community groups and organizations to create a vibrant web of community activity. We are a full partner in finding solutions for community problems, and focus our role in all aspects of community improvement and government. We are a physical place and a virtual destination where people and ideas connect. We are a repository and aggregator of local history and heritage. We are a clearinghouse for community information.
10. Goal: Offer programming which serves the needs and interests of the Oak Park community.
10.1 Objective: Improve library-wide coordination, planning, marketing and evaluation of programming.
10.2 Objective: Work in collaboration with other organizations (libraries, schools, businesses) and cultural institutions to develop, co-sponsor and publicize programs.
11. Goal: Maximize use of meeting rooms at all three library locations.
11.1 Objective: Create a centralized listing where all events and programs held in the Library can be posted.
11.2 Objective: Communicate to the community the availability of and limitations on the use of meeting rooms.
11.3 Objective: Evaluate current room reservation software and train relevant staff in its optimum use.