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Vision Statement

The Evanston Public Library Board of Trustees envisions a future in which the Library’s collections, programs, and leadership help ensure:

  • That every Evanston resident has the opportunity to enjoy an intellectually and culturally rich life
  • That every child enters school with the requisite developmental skills
  • That every child experiences the pleasure of reading and the joy of learning
  • That our community celebrates and appreciates its diversity
  • That those in need can find assistance and information with ease

Mission Statement

The mission of the Evanston Public Library is to promote the development of independent, self-confident, and literate citizens through the provision of open access to cultural, intellectual, and informational resources.

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