the future of libraries in the digital age
Your Name and Title: Amy Koester, Youth & Family Program Supervisor
Library, School, or Organization Name: Skokie Public Library
Co-Presenter Name(s): n/a
Area of the World from Which You Will Present: Skokie, Illinois
Language in Which You Will Present: English
Target Audience(s): libraries undergoing strategic planning
Short Session Description (one line): When Skokie Public Library created their 2016-2019 strategic plan, trend scanning was a major component of the process.
Full Session Description (as long as you would like): In early 2016, staff at Skokie Public Library embarked on creating a new three-year strategic plan. Trend scanning heavily informed the entire process, from the pre-planning work, to the core committee meetings, to the subcommittee reports. This session will explore how Skokie Public Library created our 2016-2019 Strategic Plan, with particular emphasis on the trend and future scanning tools and methods that were central to the process.
Websites / URLs Associated with Your Session: https://skokielibrary.info/about/strategic-plan/