Our Mission

Mentor Public Library enriches people’s lives by providing diverse materials, services, and programs. We practice responsible stewardship and adhere to the ideas represented in the American Library Associations’ Library Bill of Rights.

Our Vision

Mentor Public Library takes the lead in our community by igniting curiosity, creating connections, and empowering individuals.

Our Values

  • Relationships We support everyone by working collaboratively with each other and with the community. Interactions are viewed as partnerships that provide the opportunity to generate a relevant and positive impact.
  • Diversity and Inclusion We value the uniqueness of all individuals and treat each other and community members with respect, honesty, and integrity. We ensure equitable access and service for all in an environment that is safe and welcoming.
  • Innovation and Adaptability We purposefully envision the changing needs of our community. We are flexible and embrace new ideas and technologies in order to respond with cutting-edge solutions.