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Library’s Mission

Our Library ensures free, equitable access to traditional and innovative resources, services and programs, which fosters a love of reading, inspires lifelong learning, promotes culture, and encourages connections among all community members.

Library’s Vision

Our Library will facilitate connections by being a safe, welcoming and inclusive cultural center where people will gather and share ideas, interests and knowledge.

Library’s Values

Our Library upholds the freedom of information, the foundations of literacy and reading, the patron’s right to privacy, and the basic tenets of democracy.

Strategic Priorities

  1. Connections
    Provide opportunities for town departments, educational institutions, community organizations, businesses and individuals to connect with the library and each other to support meeting the needs of the community.
  2. Communication & Outreach
    Increase awareness of what the library provides the community.
  3. Building
    Provide facilities that meet the needs of the 21st century.
  4. Collections & Programs
    Ensure the library provides a diverse, relevant range of materials and programming to support literacy and lifelong learning.
  5. Staff
    Implement strategies to support the director and increase staff development and build teams that support community outreach and engagement.