Mission Statement

The Rosemary Garfoot Public Library serves the community through provision of materials and services designed to create a community of life-long learners. The library provides access to materials in a variety of formats to meet the educational, recreational and information needs of the citizens in a manner reflective of the resource base.

 The Rosemary Garfoot Public Library provides free and open access to information and the universe of ideas to a diverse and inclusive community.  By connecting people to the transformative power of knowledge, the library advances literacy, guides life-long learning and inspires curiosity and creativity.

The library encourages activities that promote stewardship of our environment through promotion of the facility as a living laboratory, provision of environmental and ecological collections, and development of environmentally inspired practices, programs and workshops.

To fulfill this mission, the library promotes an interest in reading by providing leisure reading and other materials for persons of all ages.  The library encourages self-development through provision of access to information resources in a variety of formats and through access to a diverse selection of technologies.  The library serves the community by providing answers to their informational needs and serves the citizens by providing exceptional customer service.