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Mission Statement & Strategic Plan 2017-2022

Strategic Plan

Our Mission
Welcoming all, the West Hartford Public Library brings people, information and ideas together to enrich lives and strengthen our diverse community.

Our Vision
All people in West Hartford will have the opportunity to use the Public Library to empower themselves to reach their potential, to pursue life-long learning, and to access ideas and information freely in order to enrich the cultural, social and economic vitality of our town.

Our Values
West Hartford Public Library values its staff and their ability to:
• Inspire patrons to discover and pursue their talents by providing the tools and the environment for creative collaboration.
• Provide professional, friendly service to each patron, every time they use library resources.
• Strengthen our diverse community by promoting literacy and lifelong learning
 Be a welcoming center for free and equal access to information; a place where knowledge and community connections are built.
• Explore and embrace new information technologies and assist patrons in learning the skills needed to use them.
The Library operates efficiently and effectively on behalf of the Town of West Hartford. 

Approved by the West Hartford Public Library Board: November 28, 2016

Here is a list of the Strategic Plan supporting documents: