Mission, Values & Vision Statements

Our Mission
The Grafton-Midview Public Library provides free and equal access to information, knowledge, and ideas; promotes personal enrichment and life-long learning; encourages literacy and love of reading, and fosters cultural and educational programs and partnerships in a welcoming community environment.
Our Values
The Grafton-Midview Public Library places great value in:
  • Intellectual Freedom
    We believe in the freedom to hold, receive and disseminate ideas without restriction
  • Equal Access
    We provide everyone we serve with the same opportunities for obtaining information.
  • Respect and tolerance
    We recognize and respect diverse viewpoints and individual differences.
  • Community Responsiveness
    We provide a varied collection of resources and programming that reflects the needs and wants of the community.
  • Kindness and service
    We create a helpful and welcoming atmosphere in the Library that is conducive to learning, research, browsing, and recreation.
  • Integrity and ethics
    Our integrity and ethics serve as guides for all of our personal and professional actions.
  • Stewardship
    We practice fiscal responsibility in order to serve as excellent stewards of our resources.
Our Vision
Grafton-Midview Public Library is the responsive and inclusive center of the community.