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Strategic Plan

CKPL's Strategic Plan identifies five top priorities and illustrates how staff will work with Municipality of Chatham-Kent Council and community to ensure that CKPL remains an important community hub throughout Chatham-Kent. 

  1. CKPL creates welcoming and accessible spaces. 
  2. CKPL encourages Chatham-Kent residents to engage in the virtual world.
  3. CKPL proactively provides programming that informs, inspires and enriches the lives of CK residents. 
  4. CKPL will be a socially inclusive space.
  5. CKPL is a gateway to culture and heritage. 

Our Mission

To be an indispensable centre of culture, community and learning in Chatham-Kent.

Our Vision

Connecting communities with information and inspiration.

Our Values

Learning - We believe that CKPL is a vital stepping stone in a lifetime of learning.

Intersection - We bring together diverse ways of thinking, to collide and intersect; where communities can be created and connected.

Accessibility - We offer free access to people of all backgrounds and abilities.

Accountability - We respect the community's needs and contribute to our economy and culture.

Welcoming Space - We create a positive environment that welcomes and inspires both staff and community members.

Intellectual Freedom - We uphold the principles of intellectual freedom and the open exchange of information.


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