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Mission, Vision & Goals

Our vision is to be powerfully relevant and completely accessible.

Our mission is to strengthen our community and empower our citizens through free and public access to knowledge.

To guide our work with each other and with the community we serve, we value:

  •  Integrity, trust, and accountability
  •  Creativity, innovation, and efficiency
  •  Kindness, humor, and fun
  •  Respect for ourselves and our customers
  •  Diversity
  •  A welcoming and inspiring experience
  •  Safe and clean environment
  •  Teamwork and partnerships
  •  Quality services
  •  Intellectual freedom
  •  Lifelong learning
  •  Communication, flexibility, and open-mindedness

Our Goals:

  •  Our staff will perform a critical role in developing and delivering quality, customer-focused service.
  •  Our collections and information resources will reflect a wide spectrum of ideas and viewpoints, mirroring diverse community needs.
  •  We will use technology to maximize information access and continually improve the efficiency of operations.
  •  Our programs and services will meet the lifelong learning, cultural, scientific, and business needs of our diverse community of families and individuals.
  •  Our facilities will be comfortable, accessible and will efficiently accommodate the changing needs and interests of our community
  •  We will enhance services, expand resources, and increase visibility by pursuing mutually beneficial partnerships with other libraries, government and community agencies, education institutions, business and industry, and the public.