text reading "strategic plan 2023-27"

Mission Statement

Wilmette Public Library welcomes everyone with collections, resources, and experiences that enrich the lives of individuals and our community.

Vision Statement

Inspiring lifelong curiosity, exploration, and discovery

Library Values

At Wilmette Public Library, we:

  • Champion intellectual freedom
  • Advance inclusion, diversity, equity, and accessibility
  • Promote literacy and a lifelong love of reading
  • Curate vibrant collections and experiences
  • Deliver specialized services and programming
  • Cultivate strong community connections
  • Establish and maintain valued partnerships
  • Promote stewardship of sustainable practices
  • Continuously evaluate, adapt, and innovate
  • Act with courtesy, initiative, creativity, and flexibility