Vision Statement

We will connect people with materials, information, services, and programs for enjoyment, enrichment, and education in a welcoming, convenient and responsive atmosphere.

The Ogdensburg Public Library aspires to:

    • Promote literacy and the love of lifelong learning by meeting the educational, informational, cultural, technological and recreational needs of the community.
    • Create an inviting and vibrant center for the community.
      Have a well-trained and educated staff.
    • Be a technology leader in the community.
    • Be fiscally responsible.
    • Be a vital, integral and essential part of the community.
    • Be a partner with other community organizations.
    • Be the center of information in the community.

To Promote:

    • Reading as an activity that entertains and educates, especially for children and teens.
    • Finding, evaluating, and using information and technology effectively.
    • The value and pleasure of lifelong learning.
    • Free access to knowledge.
      The efficient and effective use of library services.