Red Bank Public Library provides materials, information, technology and
cultural opportunities to enrich, empower, educate and entertain people of
all ages and backgrounds.
The Red Bank Public Library is a vibrant institution that enriches
life in the community by providing books and other materials for
recreation and self education, free access to technology, and cultural and
informational programs that enable people to come together, share ideas
and information and pursue lifelong learning.
Library Board of Trustees and staff will work together to:
library services for all ages in a welcoming, convenient and responsive
encourage a lifelong love of reading and learning, particularly in our
circulating collections of current high-demand, high-interest materials in
a variety of formats.
collections representing a broad spectrum of knowledge on a variety of
subjects and in a variety of formats with a focus on the needs of the
community for current, accessible and relevant information.
reference services providing timely and accurate information from
and make available, the unique history of the community of Red Bank.
attractive, clean, environmentally sustainable and comfortable facility,
recognizing its unique scenic and historical aspects.
access to information technology for members of our community.
community organizations, educational institutions and the business
community to reach out to every member of the community regardless of age,
race, educational achievement or native language.
the diversity of our community and promote understanding.
Trustees, Staff and volunteers of the Red Bank Public Library recognize
the following shared values.
We recognize that people are important, celebrate their
diversity, and treat our patrons, co-workers and volunteers with dignity
We will protect each customerís right to privacy with
respect to information sought and materials consulted or borrowed.
We will respond to our customers in a timely and accurate
We will resist censorship.
We will act in a professional manner, always mindful of the
impression we make on our patrons and co-workers.
We will act with integrity, honesty and fairness.
We will encourage staff innovation and creativity, recognize
team work and superior performance and support continuing education.
We will educate and inform our community of the services,
roles and responsibilities of the library.
We will conduct our business affairs economically, accurately
and with integrity.
We will be aware of changing trends in library services and
technology and in our community, and be willing to experiment and adopt
change as necessary to meet the evolving needs of our community.
by the Red Bank Public Library Board of Trustees July 22, 2010