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PCDL on November Ballot ISSUE #1

PCDL Issue #1

Portage County District Library (PCDL) —November 2, 2021   Issue #1
1 mill 10 year levy to provide a stable base of funding for the library's continuing operating expenses.
A homeowner with a home valued at $100,000 will pay approximately $35 annually.

The strategic plan of the PCDL Board of Trustees outlines top priorities after a successful levy campaign, which include, but are not limited to:


- Restore hours at all branches, including Thursday hours.

- Increase services and materials at existing branches.

- Work with local communities to determine the possibility of a new branch.

- Purchase a bookmobile or similar mobile service opportunity.

- Double current outreach to homebound and assisted living facilities.

- Add regular mobile service to each of the school districts without a branch location.


Our Values:

Collaborative –
We are trusted and reliable partners committed to community involvement and social impact.
We work with each other and other communities to provide meaningful support for initiatives.

Enthusiastic –
We embrace passion and fun in the pursuit of lifelong learning for our staff and our communities.

Forward Directed –
We are relevant to our community and innovative in our services and programs,
taking the initiative to understand and act on trends significant to our communities.

Resourceful –
We are excellent stewards of our resources and operate with integrity and ingenuity in support of our communities.

Service Focused –
We are a welcoming and inclusive space where everyone is treated with compassion and kindness.
We provide knowledgeable assistance and equal access to our resources.