Strategic Plan 2017

2017 kicks off a planning year for Downers Grove Public Library. We’ll embark on a strategic planning process to create a new plan that will guide our service focus for the next three years. Share your thoughts at an in-person focus group in February. Or complete the online survey, available here February 1 - 28. For questions, email Library Director Julie Milavec at

Focus Group Dates

Thursday, February 9, 7:00 p.m. 
Saturday, February 11, 10:00 a.m. 
Tuesday, February 21, 7:00 p.m. 
Thursday, February 23, 11:00 a.m. 
Friday, February 24, 2:00 p.m. 
Sunday, February 26, 2:00 p.m. 

Strategic Plan Survey

What do you love about Downers Grove? What are the community’s significant assets?
What should we turn our attention to? What issues or concerns regarding Downers Grove keep you up at night?
What do you want Downers Grove to do, be, or have in 20 years? What should Downers Grove aspire to?
What challenges do we face? What outside factors are involved?
What might these things accomplish? In terms of individuals: What kinds of things could you do to make a difference? What should we keep in mind when thinking about moving ahead?