Mission Statement

It is the mission of the Lake City Public Library to provide open and equal access to information, resources and services in order to meet the educational, cultural and recreational needs of the community.


Vision Statement

Our vision is a community that:

  • Promotes inclusion
  • Addresses needs through cooperative efforts and organizations
  • Promotes intellectual growth
  • Nurtures life-long learning
  • Provides access to ideas and information
  • Engages and encourages everyone


Core Values

We value

  • The right of all people to have access to library services, programs and resources
  • Responsible stewardship of all monies and resources entrusted to the library
  • Our community’s diversity and untapped potential
  • Our library’s position as a cooperative civic member
  • Literacy and life-long learning
  • Informed and transparent decision making