Mission, Vision & Values

Our Mission

Omaha Public Library strengthens our communities by connecting people with ideas, information, and innovative services.

Our Vision

Omaha is a vital and vibrant city, with Omaha Public Library as an essential catalyst, collaborator and connector.

Our Core Values

Service Excellence
We provide positive and welcoming experiences to everyone, both online and in person.

We are a trusted resource for our communities. We take pride in our commitment to honesty and transparency.

We continually seek new and better ways to serve our communities. We anticipate change, and respond quickly.

Community Engagement
We are an integral part of the communities we serve. We seek and nurture relationships with other organizations to develop partnerships that move Omaha forward.

Equal and Inclusive Access
We are free and open to all. We provide programs, services and resources that represent diverse viewpoints, and ensure equitable access to everyone.

Staff Talent
We recognize our staff as our greatest resource. We are passionate about our work, we have fun, and we work together as a team. We trust each other and respect diverse ideas.

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