Partnering with other public entities - such as the Village and Park District - is a priority for the Plainfield Public Library District. The Library's long range plan not only includes positioning the library as a community center but also expanding our partnership efforts. Within the library's expansion planning, exploring ways to expand partnerships is integral to the process.
Conversation continues among staff from the Library, Plainfield Township Park District, Village of Plainfield, and Plainfield Community Consolidated School District 202. In planning for future expansion, the Library is committed to exploring joint-use facilities and other concepts for partnerships.
The one thing to bear in mind on this, however, is that bringing multiple public entities with their separate governing boards into agreement on a plan will take time. Speaking back to my previous posts about waiting... :-)