The mission of the Nippersink Public Library District is to provide educational, informational, and recreational resources and services to all of the library district’s residents. Nippersink Library seeks to accomplish this through the services of an adequate staff within comfortable facilities, adapting its program to be responsive to the unique needs of its community and cooperating with other libraries and agencies. These goals shall be reached through prudent management and responsible fiscal planning.
In order to fulfill this mission, the library’s long range goals shall be:
- To select, organize, and make accessible to the people of the community, printed and other materials which will contribute to the dissemination of knowledge, to formal education and to informal self-education, to the profitable and pleasurable use of leisure time, and to the general enrichment of life.
- To include in the collection all appropriate media through which ideas or experience are transmitted for furthering understanding of the present, knowledge of the past, and designed for the needs of accepted standards of quality and value, representing different points of view and styles of writing, and following the policy of the Freedom to Read statement of the American Library Association, which has been adopted as a guide by the Board of Library Trustees of the Nippersink Library District.
- To further enlarge the usefulness of the library by providing reader’s advisory, information and reference service, and by making known the library’s resources through various activities within and outside the library.
- To provide adequate and efficient physical facilities where books and other materials may be used and enjoyed, in a pleasant and comfortable environment conducive to their use.