Mission, Vision & Values Statements


The Mission of the Sharon Public Library is to serve the informational, educational, cultural, and recreational needs of all members of the Sharon community by providing access to professional staff, a state-of-the-art facility, and quality materials, programs, and services.

The Vision of the Sharon Public Library is a destination that serves as a civic space encompassing the roles of the public library, cultural arts center, and civic center. The Library exists to promote the free exchange of ideas, provide the opportunity for lifelong learning, to be an essential community institution serving both individual and societal needs as a part of a network of social resources.

Values Statement
We believe that a free public library is essential to the public good. We believe that all library users are entitled to the highest level of service. We believe that all library users have the right to privacy, confidentiality, and intellectual freedom.


Approved by the Sharon Public Library Board of Trustees on January 23, 2007