Mission, Vision & Values

Mission, Vision & Values

Staying on track

Our Mission, Vision and Values statements define the Petawawa Public Library’s purpose, goals and aspirations. We also keep them in mind when developing our Strategic Plan.

Our Mission

The Petawawa Public Library exists to interact with the community and to provide services and programs that focus on the recreational, educational, informational and cultural needs of the community.

Our Vision

The Petawawa Public Library will be a key gathering place for the residents of Petawawa where superior customer service and equal access for all is upheld. The Library will ensure that current technologies, resources and materials are made available to all residents of the Town of Petawawa through either on-site or web-based services.

Our Values

We aim to eliminate barriers to access for our services and our collections will be barrier free.

We constantly strive to connect with and engage our entire community.

Customer Service:
We deliver exceptional service for our community.

Diversity and Inclusion:
We aim to create safe and welcoming spaces for our entire community, and embrace the differences in experiences and worldview.

We embrace new solutions and encourage creative thinking.

We are honest in what we say and do, and follow through.

Literacy and Lifelong Learning:
We support all forms of literacy and learning for all ages.

Our Strategic Plan

Our current strategic plan focuses on Reducing Barriers, Community Connection, Enhanced Technology, and other key activity areas.

Strategic Plan 2021-2023

A picture of book stacks in the youth department of the library.

“The only thing that you absolutely have to know, is the location of the library.”

Albert Einstein