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					DEPARTMENT:

NEWTON PUBLIC LIBRARY

CITY OF NEWTON BUDGET

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DESCRIPTION OF AND ANNUAL OBJECTIVES FOR DEPARTMENTAL ELEMENT:

THE NEWTON FREE LIBRARY'S MISSION IS TO ENRICH THE LIVES OF NEWTON CITIZENS BY STIMULATING LEARNING, BY ENHANCING THE PLEASURE OF READING, BY PROVIDING INFORMATION, AND BY STRENGTHENING THEIR SENSE OF COMMUNITY. DURING THE NEXT FEW YEARS, THE NEWTON LIBRARY SYSTEM WILL PLACE PRIMARY EMPHASIS ON THE LIBRARY'S ROLES AS A REFERENCE CENTER AND THE MAJOR SOURCE OF POPULAR READING MATERIALS. SECONDARY PRIORITIES WILL BE TO STIMULATE PRESCHOOLERS' INTEREST IN READING AND LEARNING, AND TO PROVIDE AN EDUCATION CENTER FOR ALL RESIDENTS OF THE COMMUNITY. THE LIBRARY WILL ALSO SERVE AS A CENTER FOR COMMUNITY INFORMATION AND ACTIVITIES. THIS FUNCTIONAL ELEMENT REFLECTS THE SERVICES OF: 1. 2. THE 3. 4. LIBRARY DIRECTOR - DIRECTS THE OVERALL OPERATION OF THE DEPARTMENT ASSISTANT LIBRARY DIRECTOR - ASSISTS THE DIRECTOR IN OVERALL OPERATION OF DEPARTMENT, INCLUDING SUPERVISION OF BRANCH LIBRARIES SECRETARY - MANAGES ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICE BOOKKEEPER - MANAGES MUNICIPAL APPROPRIATIONS AND TRUST FUNDS

OBJECTIVES: ADMINISTER THE MULTI-FACETED OPERATIONS OF THE 5 BUILDING LIBRARY SYSTEM INCLUDING GIVING ADVICE AND MAKING RECOMMENDATIONS TO THE BOARD OF LIBRARY TRUSTEES AND TO THE MAYOR FOR ALL LIBRARY OPERATIONS AND EXPENDITURES.

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