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Mission Statement

The Rochester Public Library enriches the quality of life in Rochester and Monroe County by providing educational, recreational, aesthetic, and informational materials, services, and programs to help people follow their own lines of inquiry and enlightenment.

Through a partnership of public and private resources, the Library assists the City and County in meeting the needs of the community by operating the central and branch libraries, conducting outreach programs and providing services to member libraries of the MonroeCounty Library System.

In all its endeavors, the Library maintains and promotes the principles of intellectual freedom and equality of access.


Our Vision

The Rochester Public Library is recognized as an indispensable educational resource and community asset and one of the best librariesin the nation.

Our valued and culturally diverse staff provides convenient and reliable services and dynamic collections that anticipate the needs of our community. Our attractive and inviting facilities enable us to meetthe specific library service needs of neighborhoods.

We play a leadership role in facilitating independent learning in order to help people lead more productive and fulfilling lives.



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Would you recommend Rochester Public Library?

by Jacob P. from West Henrietta, NY (2017-07-27 00:21:49.0)
The Mission Values is on the point.