Content taken from Ohio Library Council's orientation website with permission.
Colorado Association of Libraries defines mission statements as broad, philosophical statements of the purpose of the library, specifying the fundamental reasons for its existence.
According to CAL, mission statements give direction to a library by establishing the scope of the library's activities, providing overall direction, and giving a framework and justification for the library's goals and objectives. the mission statement should include the library's support of intellectual freedom.
What's Our Mission?
The Garfield County Public Library District seeks to create, promote, and provide an environment of literacy, education, information, and entertainment for everyone in our communities.
To see how the Library District's mission statement affects our daily activities and long-term goals, check out our Strategic Plan!