Library Values

In all of our interactions, we are guided by the following values.

Excellence

  • We commit ourselves to excellence.
  • We seek out the best tools, people, and resources to accomplish our work.
  • We are dedicated to ongoing learning for individual and organizational growth.
  • We work diligently to exceed the expectations of those we serve.

Respect

  • We treat everyone with equal consideration and courtesy.
  • We engage others with compassion, empathy and tolerance.
  • We encourage differences in perspectives, opinions, and ideas.
  • We provide an environment that is inclusive and diverse.

Integrity

  • We relate to each other with honesty and candor.
  • We adhere to the principles of fairness, justice, and equality in our work.
  • We promote the highest standards of our profession, including open and equitable access to information.
  • We maintain a strong work ethic, taking responsibility for our actions, keeping our word, and following through on our commitments.

Communication

  • We engage in open and honest communication at all levels.
  • We seek feedback to ensure understanding.
  • We reach out to all segments of our user communities.
  • We share information and solicit opinions about decisions that affect the success of the Library.