The mission of the Green Hills Public Library District is to inspire lifelong learning and exploration by connecting the community with information and resources.
The vision of the Green Hills Public Library District is a community in which every resident and organization has access to the information and resources necessary to optimize educational, social, economic, and civic outcomes in a dynamically changing world.
Exploration: Cultivating curiosity and lifelong learning among community members through the exploration of resources.
Diversity: Reflecting the diversity of our community through all Library initiatives.
Inclusiveness:Ensuring all community members have the opportunity to utilize and benefit from materials, programs, and services.
Customer Experience: Providing exceptional customer service to all community members through professional and knowledgeable staff.
Collaboration: Fostering cooperation among staff and in the community by actively seeking local partnerships.
Innovation: Embracing opportunities to encourage creative ideas and solutions.
Welcoming Environment: Providing a clean, safe, functional, and well-maintained facility to all users.
Stewardship: Serving as a responsible steward of the community’s resources and maintaining transparency at all levels.
On February 15, 2021, the Library Board of Trustees adopted the 2021-2024 Strategic Plan. During this time, GHPLD will strive for a Diverse Library through initiatives that are representative of the community, an Enhanced Presence from stronger marketing and outreach efforts, and an Expansion of Services that foster inclusiveness, innovation, and lifelong learning.
The Library has developed goals that we believe will aid in accomplishing our desired outcomes, while further supporting our mission, vision, and values. The Library’s goals include:
It is the policy of the Green Hills Public Library District to comply with requests for public records submitted to the District in accordance with the terms of the Illinois Freedom of Information Act (“Act”), as amended from time to time. A copy of the Act is on file for inspection at the District offices.
Freedom of Information Act Requests can be submitted via email at firstname.lastname@example.org, by mail, or in-person. The Library’s address is 10331 S. Interlochen Dr., Palos Hills, IL 60465.