Mission Statement

Mission Statement
Adopted January 2016

Ilsley Library. Discover, Read, Create.

Ilsley Library brings people and ideas together to foster public dialogue, build
community, and enrich lives.

Ilsley welcomes all

  • Accessible, well-maintained building, adequate parking, and clean, safe bathrooms
  • Adaptable spaces for collaborative and solitary enjoyment
  • Services for every visitor, regardless of income, race, gender, language, or religion

Ilsley serves as a hub for reading, technology, and community

  • Popular and classic materials, public computers, and digital media production tools
  • Expert staff who develop inspiring programming and create learning opportunities
  • Opportunities to volunteer and participate in a vibrant Friends of Ilsley Library group

Ilsley enriches the lives of children and youth

  • Story times, learning activities for children, and vibrant summer programs
  • Partnerships with schools and preschools to promote literacy
  • Up-to-date access to technology and distinct spaces for tweens and teens

Ilsley enriches the lives of adults, especially seniors

  • Collections, services, and spaces that appeal to all adults, especially those 50+
  • Technology, community, and continuous learning opportunities
  • Partnerships with community agencies to bring programming where patrons are