Mission & Values


The Plymouth Public Library engages and enriches the community through lifelong learning, collections, programming, and outreach. We are free and open to all with a commitment to diversity, inclusion, and acceptance.


Access - We provide free and equitable services. Everyone is welcome here.

Civility - We cultivate a respectful and welcoming environment where people can gather, collaborate, and learn.

Community - We bring people together to build connections and develop programs and services that are responsive and imaginative.

Diversity - We celebrate and reflect the diversity of our community in our programming, partnerships, collections, displays, and staffing.

Education - We create a community of informed and engaged individuals who learn through research, exploration, and play.

Innovation - We experiment, take risks, and set audacious goals.

Intellectual Freedom - We champion the open exchange of information and ideas and uphold the individual’s right to privacy and choice.

Stewardship - We value our staff and we honor the resources placed in our charge by being fiscally, environmentally, and socially responsible.


Learn more about our history here.