COSLA Strategic Plan 2023- 2025

COSLA engaged with TLW Strategy in the development of a 2023-2025 Strategic Plan.

COSLA Strategic Plan 2023 - 2025 - Full Version (PDF)

COSLA Strategic Plan 2023 - 2025 - One Pager (PDF)


Strategic Priority 1: COSLA Member Capacity Building.

COSLA will provide a framework for support, collaboration, communication, and essential partnerships that empowers Chiefs to successfully lead state library administrative agencies.


  • Resources for Chiefs   
  • Professional Development for Chiefs and State Library Agency Staff

Strategic Priority 2: Establish COSLA as a visible and leading library advocate.

COSLA is a trusted organization that provides a balanced representation of state and territory library agencies’ perspectives in advocacy efforts.

An increase of Federal Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) Grants to States Program funding commensurate with the total population of the United States and its territories ($1 Per Capita).


  • Community / Coalition Building
  • Government Relations

Strategic Priority 3: Expand COSLA’s Organizational Capacity

COSLA’s organizational capacity advances its mission.


  • Community / Coalition Building
  • Examine COSLA Capacity

Press Release Announcing COSLA 2023-2025 Strategic Plan (PDF)

2019-2021 COSLA Strategic Plan (PDF)