May 23, 2022

Tulsa City-County Library System Approves Three-Year Strategic Plan

UPDATED: We’ve added a link to the just approved strategic plan discussed in the article at the bottom of this post.

From the Tulsa World:

Tulsa City-County Library commissioners on Thursday approved a three-year strategic plan with a heavy emphasis on implementing new technologies at all branches.


The library’s five goals are to help Tulsa County children grow up able to compete globally; to be financially sound and serve as an engine of economic growth for the region; to conduct business using innovation and best practices; to have a reputation as a best place to work; and to be a center for community, reading, lifelong learning and access to information for all.


“Our No. 1 goal is that the children of Tulsa to grow up to be able to compete globally,” [Library CEO Gary] Shaffer said.

Read the Complete Article [539 Words]

Review the Full Text of the Approved Strategic Plan (8 pages; PDF)

See Also: Tulsa City-County Library Announces New Chief Operating Officer [April 10, 2015)

About Gary Price

Gary Price ( is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.