FCPL is the essential (re)source to inform, engage, and inspire our community.
We build community and promote literacies through programming, community spaces, technologies, and collections of educational and recreational resources.
We are anchored by the following values which guide us in our vision and the fulfillment of our mission:
We maximize our impact through dynamic partnerships with individuals, public and nonprofit agencies, library support groups, educators, and businesses.
We partner with our community and work to ensure that all our resources and services are available to all members of the community. Our people, collection, events, and services are a reflection of the community.
We believe in intellectual freedom and fairness. We adhere to professional ethics and treat our customers and our community with respect. We provide fair and equitable access to information, materials, services, and resources.
We are a skilled professional staff who believe that powerful results are possible when individuals exercise their right to learn and to grow. We endeavor to inspire a culture of continuous learning for personal, intellectual, and cultural growth. We champion information literacy for all, leading to an informed community.
We adapt and introduce new tools and techniques to meet community needs. We are innovative and creative in our pursuit of excellence.
We anticipate and embrace the changing needs of our environment and act to meet those needs. We change, overcome challenges, grow and adapt to our community and the demands of the information age.
We take pride in doing an excellent job in every interaction we have. We strive to be courteous and welcoming and to provide a quality experience every time. We start every interaction from a position of finding the YES.