Principles of Service:

  • Provide open, non-judgmental access to its collections and services without regard to race, citizenship, age, sex, educational level, economic status, religion, or any other qualification or condition.
  • Provide free access to, and promote the communication of, ideas and information.
  • Advocate and support First Amendment rights, the Library Bill of Rights, and protect library materials from censorship.
  • Create an environment which encourages users to encounter the rich diversity of concepts on which a democratic society depends.


SBPL will be the foremost education, social and technology center providing opportunities for discovery and connecting our community