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Mission Statement, Objectives and Ethics Statement

 Mission Statement

The Wilton Public and Gregg Free Library seeks to assemble, preserve, and administer, in organized collections, books, electronic media, and related educational and recreational material in order to promote and stimulate knowledge, wisdom, culture, and pure enjoyment for all citizens.

Objectives

1.    To provide a place where inquiring minds may encounter all sides of original and critical opinions and concepts essential for the free community.

2.    To present lectures, concerts, films, or related programs from time to time which might add to the enlightenment of recreation of the community.

3.    To cooperate with the schools and school libraries wherever possible.

4.    To be alert to opportunities of cooperation with other libraries.

Ethics Statement

1.    To adhere to all copyright laws and licensing agreements.

2.    To comply with the Library Bill of Rights.

3.    To endorse the Freedom to Read statement as adopted in 1991 by the American Library Association.


Wilton Public & Gregg Free Library
General objectives

General Objectives

 

A. To assemble, preserve and administer, in organized collections, books, electronic media, and related educational and recreational material in order to promote and stimulate knowledge, wisdom, culture, and pure enjoyment for all citizens.

 

B. To provide a place where inquiring minds may encounter all sides of original and critical opinions and concepts essential for the free community.

 

C. To present lectures, concerts, films, or related programs from time to time which might add to the enlightenment or recreation of the community.

 

D. To cooperate with the schools and school libraries wherever possible.

 

E. The Board of Trustees and the Staff shall be alert to opportunities of cooperation with other libraries. To this end, the Library is a member of the Hillstown Cooperative, a group of area libraries which work together. The Library will also actively participate, at the discretion of the Board of Trustees, in any future cooperative endeavors that will ultimately enhance the quality of Library service for all its patrons.