Vision Statement

Ogdensburg Public Library is the heart of the community.


Ogdensburg Public Library provides access to a wide range of informational, educational, and recreational resources for all members of our community. We offer a welcoming and inclusive environment where patrons of all ages can learn, grow, and connect with each other. Our professional staff is committed to ensuring that everyone has the opportunity to discover the joys of reading and lifelong learning.

To best address the ever-changing needs of our community we are:

      • ● Empowering a caring staff who ensure the efficient and effective use of library services
      • ● Providing responsible and effective stewardship of physical, financial, and human resources
      • ● Encouraging reading as an activity that entertains and educates for all ages
      • ● Locating, evaluating, and effectively using information and technology
      • ● Promoting the value and pleasure of lifelong learning with free access to knowledge