Strategic Plan


The mission of the North Riverside Public Library District is to support the principles of intellectual freedom while meeting the needs of the district’s diverse population by providing materials, programs and services that promote lifelong learning, a love of reading and the pursuit of knowledge.

Adopted August 18, 2008

Strategic Plan

Click to view our current Strategic Plan.

2015 Community Survey Results

The survey was conducted to collect data as the primary basis for preparing a strategic plan that will guide the library through 2020. Survey packets were distributed to each North Riverside household and were made available online. Between July 24 and August 22, 2015, a total of 329 participants – 10% of households – completed the survey.

The survey was organized into several sections including general satisfaction, collection, atmosphere, staff, facilities, and programs. Also included were opportunities for respondents to offer feedback on the future of the library district.

Click on the following links for detailed survey response information.

NRPLD Community Survey Report
Appendix A: Overall Survey Results
Appendix B1: Cross Tabulation Tables – Part 1
Appendix B2: Cross Tabulation Tables – Part 2
Appendix C: Summary of Open Ended Survey Questions