Library Mission and Policies
The South Burlington Public Library strengthens our community through abundant resources,
including books; information; and opportunities to learn, share and grow.
We support a vibrant community in a way that honors these values.
Inclusivity: We welcome everyone to pursue their interests, thoughts
and studies in an accessible space.
Equity: We strive to offer services and programs without bias.
Respect: We honor all patrons and celebrate differences.
Helpfulness: We assist our patrons in knowledgeable and friendly ways.
Credibility: We provide our patrons with high quality materials and resources.
Fulfillment: We guide our patrons in the joys of discovery.
Democracy: We support civic engagement and an informed citizenry.
Sustainability: We develop programs, services and collaborations that use resources responsibly.
Privacy: We protect patrons’ privacy and confidentiality.
The South Burlington Public Library is a community destination that welcomes
people of all ages and abilities. We foster individual inspiration, community connection, self-directed learning, and access to technology and information.
The Library is a vital resource for the residents and businesses of our growing city.
Approved by the Library Board of Trustees on 8/8/2019