Mission, Vision & Values

Bexley Public Library: Where Curiosity Meets Discovery

MISSION

The mission of Bexley Public Library is to enlighten, engage, and inspire our community of lifelong learners.

VISION
The library is the heart of a curious, compassionate, and well-informed community.

VALUES

Access
We affirm the rights of patrons to free and equitable access to library materials and services. We uphold the principles of intellectual freedom and the open exchange of ideas.

Innovation
We are committed to continuous learning, evolution, and adaptation so that we can anticipate the needs and exceed the expectations of our patrons. We strive to be a leader in the development and delivery of creative, bold, and high quality library services.

Lifelong Learning
We engage patrons of all ages by providing opportunities for discovery, enrichment, inspiration, and growth.

Relationships
We believe that creating strong and supportive connections with our patrons and community partners is vital. We are actively engaged in the life of our community and embrace our role as a partner and ally.

Service
Service is at the core of everything we do. We are committed to providing courteous and knowledgeable service to our patrons and to each other in a warm, welcoming, and accessible environment.

Stewardship
We take seriously our responsibility as stewards of public funds. We are committed to their ethical and sustainable use.

STRATEGIC DIRECTION AND PRIORITIES: 2015-2020