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1.000 General Library Objectives

To assemble, preserve and administer, in organized collections, books and related educational, historical and recreational materials in order to promote knowledge, enlightened citizenship and the enrichment of personal lives.
To serve as the information center of the community.
To provide the opportunity for continuous self-education of children, young people and adults.
To identify with community needs, to provide programs of service to meet such needs, and to cooperate with other organizations, agencies, and institutions which can provide local programs or services.
To cooperate with the school district libraries to strengthen community resources.
To provide opportunity for a more advantageous use of leisure time through books, audiovisual materials, programs, and other art forms and formats.
To inform the public of library objectives and services, and encourage use and support of the library by maintaining good public relations throughout the community.