Philosophy 110
Approved by the Board of Trustees March 16, 2023

St. Joseph Public Library
Part of YOUR Story

The St. Joseph Public Library provides our community physical and virtual gathering spaces to access information, education, and recreation.

The St. Joseph Public Library offers our community a window to the past and a gateway to the future.

The St. Joseph Public Library values:

ACCOUNTABILITY. We are dedicated to delivering on our commitments and the sound stewardship of our taxpayer dollars.

EXCELLENCE. We are courteous professionals who strive to create extraordinary experiences for our community.

EQUALITY. We are free and open to all people and ideas.  We treat everyone with respect and compassion.

INNOVATION. We are always learning.  We continually explore new ways of doing things better and doing better things.

PASSION. We love the library, we love St. Joseph, and we love what we do.

TEAMWORK. We build connections and celebrate the diversity of our experiences.