Mission & Philosophy


To enrich lives, build community and foster success by bringing people, information and ideas together.


To be a safe and welcoming place for our diverse community; a place which connects people, inspires learning, literacy, and curiosity, and sparks change for a better community.


  • Intellectual freedom: Providing access to all expressions of knowledge and creativity
  • Diversity and inclusion: Valuing individuality, a person’s needs, experiences and differences with tolerance and understanding
  • Accessibility: providing barrier-free facilities, resources and services
  • Community: appreciating and responding to the needs of our community
  • Lifelong learning: fostering the joy of reading and learning
  • Fun: creating a positive environment in which staff and customers have fun and enjoy what we offer