Strategic Focus 2014-2016


Our values are:

  • Free and equal access to the library
  • Freedom to seek, receive, and share information
  • Power of community and culture
  • Literacy and learning
  • Stewardship of public resources
  • Respect for individuals


Our purpose is to create an informed citizenry by:

  • Ensuring free and equal access to information and ideas
  • Championing early literacy
  • Supporting lifelong learning
  • Providing space to think, meet, work, and create
  • Convening people for public discourse

Core Services

In keeping with our values and purpose, we will:

  • Lend library materials at no direct cost to customers
  • Offer expert information and research assistance
  • Provide access to information and communication technologies
  • Provide resources of value to our customers
  • Present early literacy storytimes
  • Maintain safe, welcoming public spaces
  • Coordinate programs addressing community needs and interests
  • Deliver library services where they are needed

Strategic Focus

We will build:

  • Literate Communities
  • Early literacy
  • Information and communication technologies literacy
  • Economically Sound Communities
  • Entrepreneur/small business support
  • Workforce readiness
  • Connected Communities
  • Resident/Library interaction
  • Civic engagement
It had been startling and disappointing to me to find out that story books had been written by people,
that books were not natural wonders, coming up of themselves like grass.
- Eudora Welty

Sno-Isle Libraries Administrative & Service Center
7312 35th Ave NE, Marysville, WA 98271-7417
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