Strategic Plan


The library has a new strategic plan to lead us in fulfilling our mission during the next three years. Thank you for sharing your ideas and feedback during our process to write it!

View the Full Plan/PDF

Our Vision for Peterborough

Our vision is to support a community where all people are encouraged to explore new ideas, contribute to the community, and have opportunities for success, growth, and joy.


The Peterborough Town Library champions literacy and encourages life-long learning by providing resources that enrich, educate, and entertain. We strengthen our community by promoting connections between people, ideas, and knowledge.

Focus Areas:

  1. Champion literacy in all forms.
  2. Support Community Connections
  3. Strengthen visibility and usage of the library
  4. Develop and empower staff to excel in their work
  5. Maintain a committed and engaged Board of Trustees
  6. Support the 1833 Society in fulfilling our vision for a new and renovated Library for the Future for Peterborough

2017 Action Items/PDF

2017 Strategic Implementation/PDF

2018/2019 Action Items/PDF

Library in a Day