The Springfield Public Library provides library services for personal enrichment, enjoyment, and lifelong learning.
The Springfield Public Library is an accessible source of knowledge and entertainment, a literacy center, a gathering place, and the heart of our diverse community. The library provides information and technology to improve quality of life and empower people to learn, prosper, and participate effectively in civic life.
We provide access to information for all
We inspire readers, learners, and creators
We offer cultural enrichment opportunities
We champion freedom of thought and expression
We support business and workforce development
We are good stewards of public resources
We design welcoming public spaces and online services for all
We anticipate change with imagination and innovation
We give friendly, respectful service
We promote civic engagement in our community