Leavenworth Public Library Technology Plan

2018-2020 

2018
GOALS
          CONTINUOUSLY MAINTAIN THE QUALITY OF OUR PUBLIC AND STAFF WORKSTATIONS
                       Objective 1: Annual review of current workstations
                       Objective 2: Replace workstations that are 5 years old
                       Objective 3: Replace monitors and other peripherals as needed based on age, user needs
                                           and cost of operation
 
                       USE TECHNOLOGY TO PROMOTE LIBRARY MATERIALS
                       Objective 1: Purchase “Raspberry Pie” device for wireless access/control of televisions we own
                       Objective 2: Run power/data line to location in Adult new material and CD areas
                       Objective 3: Train staff on developing digital promotional/marketing displays
                       Objective 4: Run displays on televisions
 
                       IDENTIFY AND ACQUIRE NEW ROOM RESERVATION SOFTWARE
                       Objective 1: Identify vendors
                       Objective 2: Conduct software trials
                       Objective 3: Purchase product if financially feasible, if not, budget for 2019
                       Objective 4: Train staff
 
                       EXPLORE OPTIONS FOR REPLACING ALL PHOTOCOPIERS
                       Objective 1: Identify desired functions
                       Objective 2: Solicit proposals from vendors
                       Objective 3: Communicate selected equipment to Foundation for a 2018/19 fundraising target
 
2019
GOALS 
         REPLACE ALL PHOTOCOPIERS
                       Objective 1: Purchase, install and train on new equipment
 
                       EXPLORE OPTIONS FOR PROGRAM REGISTRATION/TRACKING SOFTWARE
                       Objective 1: Review existing Koha “club” option
                       Objective 2: Identify other vendors
                       Objective 3: Conduct software trials
                       Objective 4: Purchase product if financially feasible, if not, budget for 2019
                       Objective 5: Train staff
 
                       EXPLORE OPTIONS FOR WEBSITE CALENDAR SOFTWARE
                       Objective 1: Determine what software is compatible with current webhost software
                       Objective 2: Conduct software trials
                       Objective 3: Purchase product if financially feasible, if not, budget for 2020
                       Objective 4: Train staff
 
2020
GOALS
          UPGRADE AUDIOVISUAL EQUIPMENT IN BOARD ROOM
                       Objective 1: Determine what TV/sound technology provides best service at best price
                       Objective 2: Run power/data line to proper location Board Room
                       Objective 3: Install equipment and train staff

                       IMPROVE EFFICIENCY OF MEDIA CIRCULATION
                       Objective 1: Analyze size/nature of collection and 2021-25 growth
                       Objective 2: Project shelving needs
                       Objective 3: Determine space needs
                       Objective 4: Explore supply/material options and products
                       Objective 5: Explore technical and non-technical solutions
                       Objective 5: Interior alteration plan to City of Leavenworth
 
                        MIGRATE WEB SOFTWARE TO NEW PLATFORM
                        Objective 1: Consult with web host
                        Objective 2: Conduct software trials
                        Objective 3: Purchase product if financially feasible, if not, budget for 2020
                        Objective 4: Train staff