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Mission, Values, & Goals


To strengthen our community and empower our citizens through free and public access to knowledge.


To be powerfully relevant and completely accessible.


+ 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 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.