Mission

Mission

Vision

The mission of Southwest ISD Libraries is to empower students to become life-long learners and productive citizens in a dynamic, global society by providing quality learning experiences that develop the knowledge, skills, and abilities for continued success.

  • That all district libraries provide library services beyond the instructional day
  • That all district libraries provide schedules that allows flexible access based on patron input and needs assessment


Goals

To provide:

  • Diverse resources and equipment appropriate for use by individuals as well as classes in the grade level served.
  • Organization and maintenance of materials and equipment which facilitates optimum use.
  • Working areas and an environment which are well maintained, well organized and conductive to both learning and enjoyment while using the library resources.
  • Management of the facility and activities that allows flexible access based on patron input and needs assessments.
  • Instruction which promotes a lifelong interest in reading for pleasure and information.
  • Support for district curriculum and instructional initiatives.
  • Utilize Texas State School Library Standards as a tool for continual improvement of the library program.