Mission and Strategic Plan

Our mission, vision, and values

Our mission

To serve and enrich our community by providing access to the power of information and imagination.

Our vision

  • A community of lifelong learners where everyone reads
  • A community where everyone accesses information and current technology
  • A community of informed people who will compete, succeed, and prosper
  • A community of people who participate effectively in the civic life of their community, state, nation, and world

We value

  • Access for all
  • Freedom of thought and expression
  • A professional and productive workforce
  • Good stewardship of resources
  • Fiscal prudence and financial responsibility
  • Innovation in all things
  • People-oriented service
  • Integrity, compassion and respect
  • Welcoming public spaces
  • A fulfilling work environment
  • Diversity
  • Collaboration
  • Civic involvement and social responsibility
  • Excellence in all we do

Strategic Plan 2016-21