Our Values and Mission Statements
As the board and staff of Campbell County Public Library make day-to-day decisions, these are the values that we hold dear:
- Personalized, consistent, high quality one-on-one service that conveys personality and love of the library while not compromising patron privacy.
- Library staff who are well trained, informed, and feel they are appreciated.
- Marketing all aspects of library services for public awareness.
- Technology for efficient work flow and access to information, as well as unique services for public and staff.
- Public input and response to their desires for quality library service.
- Good working relationships with community groups.
- Good relationship with other libraries across the state in order to share resources, and maximize networking.
- Convenient facilities with comfortable environments.
- Active democratic processes with open meeting rooms, diverse collections and programs.
- The Library Foundation, donors, grant makers, and others providing revenues to increase library services.
- Library Managers: December 21, 1999
- Library Foundation: January 11, 2000
- Library Board: April 13, 2000
Our Mission Statements
- Our mission is to provide diverse cultural opportunities for reading, learning and entertainment to all citizens of our community. We lead the way to a universe of information with personal service and technology.
- Provide efficient and responsible leadership and fiscal management while adhering to legal guidelines.
- Represent, accurately and creatively, library services, visions and values.
- Provide a safe, structured and supportive work environment conducive to staff unity, communication and morale while ensuring the highest level of service.
- Provide guidance for technology.
- Extend the library beyond traditional boundaries.
- Involve the community in library activities.
- Stimulate children's interest and appreciation of reading and learning by introducing the world of children's literature in an environment that encourages creativity, exploration and intellectual growth. (Pre-K to Grade 6)
- Guide all patrons in their personal quests for information.
- Provide timely, accurate and efficient movement of library materials in a friendly manner while protecting patron privacy.
- Provide and promote a diverse, well maintained fiction and non-print collection balancing informational, educational and entertainment objectives.
- Provide access to technologically current audiovisual equipment.
- Empower patrons to enhance their library usage through technological advancements.
- Extend the library beyond traditional boundaries by offering services in remote locations and to patrons with limiting circumstances.
- Involve the community in library activities through the volunteer program and cultural activities.
- Offer personal service to library users seeking cultural, informational, and recreational resources.
- Guide each quest with accurate, courteous, and unbiased assistance, through the use of appropriate sources. Everyone should feel valued and successful at this library.
- Catalog and maintain library records with accuracy so that they may be easily accessed and circulated.
- Order and receive selected materials.
- Stimulate young adults' interest, appreciation and use of the library by offering cultural, informational and recreational resources through both an inviting library environment and outreach contact. (Grade 7 to age 19 years)
- Actively promote library use to young adults.
- Guide each patron in their personal quest for information.