Mission and Values

Library Mission Statement

We connect people to possibilities.

STATEMENT OF THE LIBRARY'S VALUES: People come first. We place the highest priority on providing excellent service to the patrons of the Pine River Library District. We treat all people with respect. We value every request equally.

We are open to change. We thoughtfully explore new ideas and ways of doing things which support the Library as a dynamic, growing organization.

We are stewards of community resources. We respect the contributions of the community to the Library. We hold ourselves accountable for the efficient and effective use of all resources you committed to us.

We value our nation's diversity. We strive to reflect that diversity by providing a full spectrum of resources and services for our community's use.

We uphold the principles of intellectual freedom. Intellectual Freedom is the right of every individual to both seek and receive information from all points of view without restriction. It provides for free access to all expressions of ideas through which any and all sides of a question, cause, or movement may be explored. Intellectual freedom encompasses the freedom to hold, receive, and disseminate ideas. We uphold the principles of intellectual freedom and resist all efforts to censor Library resources. We protect each Library user's right to privacy and confidentiality with respect to information sought or received and resources consulted, borrowed, acquired or transmitted within applicable current laws.