Mission Statement

The Alta Vista Public Library is the welcoming heart of our community; come learn, discover, create, and connect.


The Alta Vista Public Library is a strong community partner providing programs and services to children and adults. Fostering creativity, encouraging lifelong learning, and bringing people together to enrich the community we serve by offering equal access to information and ideas through the use of technology, programs, and books.


The Alta Vista Public Library will guide the accomplishment of our Mission and Vision by:

1.    Being a warm and welcoming place for community members to               gather.
2.    Being actively engaged in the life of the community.
3.    Employing a collaborative, creative, and positive staff focused on            library users’ interests and needs.
4.    Being good stewards of the Alta Vista Public Library’s financial                 and material resources.
5.    Ensuring ready, equal, and equitable access to library materials.
6.    Protecting confidentiality of library patron records.
7.    Championing everyone’s right to intellectual freedom.