Mission & Values

 

Mission:

Support the intellectual, recreational, personal and cultural enrichment of our patrons by offering diverse resources to the community with an emphasis on literacy, while providing a neutral space for enhanced social connection.

 Vision:

To inspire the love of reading and the pursuit of knowledge by offering resources, both physical and electronic, as well as relevant programming and services to our citizens throughout their lifespan.

 

 Our Values

Intellectual Freedom:

The library supports the free exchange of information and ideas in a democratic society while facilitating and advancing access to information and resources.

Community:

The library is a valuable community resource and a public place where everyone is welcome. The library is committed to working together with community groups and organizations to develop sustainable partnerships.

Innovation:

The library is future focused, looking for better solutions to meet existing and emerging needs.

Stewardship and accountability:

The library is accountable to its patrons and funders, and practices effective stewardship of library resources. The library’s decision-making processes are open and transparent to the community.

Safe and welcoming: The Library provides equitable service to a diverse community, with respect for the privacy and dignity of individuals.