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Vision and Mission Statements

Madison Public Library Vision

Madison Public Library: where worlds connect and dreams are built.

Madison Public Library Mission

Madison Public Library sparks literacy, fosters curiosity and supports community. We provide equitable access to experiences, ideas and resources necessary to thrive.

Adopted by the Madison Public Library Board January 4, 2024.

Madison Public Library Values

  • Learning in all forms
  • Diverse perspectives
  • Intellectual freedom
  • Customer experience
  • Collaboration
  • Innovation
  • Making a difference



View a printable version of the library's vision, mission, values and strategic priorities.