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Strength in Unity

Our library system grew stronger than ever to meet the goals outlined in our 2021 Strategic Plan. PLS teams at all levels united to deliver top quality resources, services, and programs to benefit all users across our service area.

Curate an Inclusive Customer Experience

We provided a consistent customer experience in person and online, and increased connectivity opportunities within the PLS service area with:

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Reimagine the Library

We ensured a welcoming experience designed to meet the needs of today’s communities, and implemented a systemwide, data-driven approach to evaluating our technology, programming, and services with:

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Collaborate for a Broader Impact

We leveraged community partnerships in support of our stated mission through:

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Foster an Engaged and Inclusive Culture

We elevated awareness of PLS services, enhanced internal communications, and unified colleague expectations by:

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Ensuring a Vibrant and Sustainable Future

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Property Taxes22,064,787
Collection on Book Fines and Copy Services198,284
Gifts and Grants113,572
State Revenue112,782
Other Contracts103,881
Other Financing Sources245,329
In-Kind Donations7,977
Total Revenues23,381,204


Personnel Services12,733,524
General and Administrative2,544,465
Technology and Automation1,753,670
System Services888,428
Total Expenditures21,339,841