Mission and Vision



Our Mission

York Public Library is guided by the past and focused on the future. Our mission is to provide free and equitable access in our commitment to connecting people, advancing learning, and promoting creativity. 

Our Vision

We embrace the rich heritage and vibrant future of our community. We aspire to be the best possible library for York through innovation and collaboration with local organizations to

  • Provide a forum for people and ideas to connect
  • Serve our diverse population through outreach and inspired programming
  • Promote democracy by ensuring freedom of access to information. 


 Enriching Lives. Inspiring Minds. Creating Community.