TACOMA – The Pierce County Library System Board of Trustees will discuss business processes, the Library System’s 2019 strategic work plan, Pierce County READS, and other issues at the board’s monthly meeting at the Administrative Center and Library, 3005 112th St. E., Tacoma, on Wednesday, Feb. 13, at 4:30 p.m.
At the February meeting, the Board of Trustees will conduct the following business.
- Core business services: Library leaders will give an overview of how the Library System manages and measures business processes. Some of the business processes include the Library’s funding strategy to ensure it has operational funds to deliver valued services, collaborative planning and project management tools to produce projects on time and on budget, and automated audits of software systems such as the Library’s online catalog of books, movies and other materials.
- 2019 Strategic Work Plan: The Board will review the Library’s 2019 Strategic Work Plan highlighting work in the Library’s three main focus areas: learning, enjoyment and community. Projects on tap for 2019 include A Year of Reading to foster the love of reading for adults and Our Community Adventure to provide families with young children an adventure map of community activities and library resources.
- Pierce County READS winter 2019: The community one-book program, Pierce County READS, engages thousands of adults reading copies of the same book at the same time, and coming together as a community, which is a part of A Year of Reading. This winter’s Pierce County READS features bestselling author Kristin Hannah, author of “The Great Alone” and “The Nightingale.” The Pacific Northwest author with an international following will give a free talk and sign books Saturday, Feb. 16, at 1 p.m. at McGavick Conference Center on the Clover Park Technical College campus at 4500 Steilacoom Blvd. in Lakewood.