Strategic Plan FY24-28

Vision Statement
The Mansfield Public Library opens minds, connects the community, and satisfies curiosity.

Mission Statement
The Mansfield Public Library encourages thoughtful and engaging discourse, nurtures creativity and imagination, supports lifelong learning, and provides safe, comfortable, and welcoming spaces for all.



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Appendix A—MPL Strategic Planning Project Flowchart

The flowchart presents the Library’s planning methodology, including the timeline, major project milestones, community needs assessment activities, and process participants.




Appendix B—Community and Library Profiles 2023

This document presents infographics with key Mansfield community statistics and Mansfield Public Library metrics related to its programs and services. It also includes an overview of the Library’s history.




Appendix C—MPL Community Survey Highlights Report 2022

The community survey was conducted in December 2022. A summary of the results is presented in addition to graphs and charts.




Appendix D—MPL Focus Group Summary Report 2023

This report presents highlights of the feedback and ideas about the Library’s collections, services, and staff generated in a series of three focus groups conducted with 19 community members.




Appendix E—MPL SOAR Exercise Summary Results Report 2022

This report documents the results of two environmental assessments of the Library’s strengths, opportunities, aspirations, and results. One was conducted with the Library’s staff, and a second session was conducted with the Library’s Board of Trustees.




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