Mission and Core Values

Our Mission

The Verona Public Library enriches lives and builds community by providing opportunities to discover, connect, learn, and enjoy.

Core Values


We are dedicated to making a positive difference in people’s lives. We are free and open to all and treat everyone with respect and compassion.


We are a learning organization that embraces change. We are enthusiastic and creative in responding to our community’s needs.


We celebrate the diversity of our experiences. We build trust and connections with the library staff, volunteers, and community members.


We encourage people to experience the pleasure of reading and the joy of learning. We empower them in their search for knowledge.


We take responsibility for the stewardship of the materials, spaces, and resources with which we are entrusted. We respect privacy and intellectual freedom.


Library board approved 11/4/2015