Mission

MISSION STATEMENT

The Mission of the South Brunswick Public Library is to provide free, open and equal access to ideas and information for all members of the community.

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.

Goals:

  • Promote the South Brunswick Public Library, and the awareness and use of the library resources, services and programs.
  • Provide collections and services to meet community needs and interests.
  • Provide the best, timely materials reflecting the different interests, philosophies, preferences, and needs of South Brunswick residents.
  • Develop and maintain working relationships with civic, cultural, educational, social and information agencies, and other libraries.
  • Attract and develop a high quality staff with special skills, knowledge and abilities to help library users. Create an environment which motivates staff to achieve high levels of performance and productivity.
  • Exercise prudence in the utilization of our human, financial and physical resources.
  • Utilize appropriate technologies to maintain and improve library operations and services.
  • Provide and maintain appropriate facilities.

The above Mission and Goals of the South Brunswick Public Library were adopted and endorsed by the Board of Trustees and Staff in May, 1990.