Mission, Vision & Values

Our Mission

To strengthen our communities through knowledge, experiences, and creativity.

Our Vision

Everyone recognizes and values libraries as an essential element of a free society.

Our Values

  • Community Success: We are an engaged and valued partner.
  • District-wide Collaboration: We thrive when we all support our common goals.
  • Exceptional Service: We deliver positive and successful experiences.
  • Innovation: We believe in imagination and possibilities.
  • Intellectual Freedom: We ensure confidential and open access to all points of view.

(Adopted by Fort Vancouver Regional Library District Board of Trustees on January 23, 2017.)

Strategic Priorities 2018-2020

  • Supporting student success: Students have the tools they need at school, home, and in the community to overcome barriers and achieve success.
  • Building connected communities: People discover their communities by connecting with each other and with area organizations in vibrant, welcoming spaces.
  • Fostering a culture of innovation: Staff feel confident sharing their ideas for service improvements as a welcomed, valued, and necessary component of organizational success.