Mission, Vision, Core Beliefs & Culture Statement


Mission Statement

Medina County District Library enriches life in our communities with outstanding and innovative library services for all.


Vision Statement

Medina County District Library, a national leader in libraries, is an inclusive hub of thought, learning, innovation, collaboration, and leisure, which stimulates the vision and ideals of our communities. Medina County District Library provides the best work environment for job satisfaction and career development.


Core Beliefs

Intellectual Freedom
We believe all people have the right to free and open access to information that spans the range of current and past knowledge and philosophies.

We value the role of lifelong learning in enhancing the growth of our staff, patrons, and communities. We are the premier provider of resources that support diverse educational, informational, and leisure pursuits.

We provide service that is accessible to all and reflects our belief that every person has value, worth, and deserves respect and fair treatment.

We encourage curiosity, creativity, and innovation. We provide an exciting and fun environment combined with the necessary resources to support and promote continual inquiry by our staff and community members.

Nurturing Environment
We value community connectedness and provide service and support to each other and the members of our communities. We actively encourage collaboration and communication to empower individuals and create a positive experience for all.

We instill community pride by managing our facilities, collections, services, and local history with integrity and fiscal responsibility.

Culture Statement

We are Medina County District Library.

We are working together in an environment of respect, kindness, and integrity to enrich the quality of life county-wide.  Through innovation, collaboration, and inclusion, we create community connections.  We inspire greatness in each other and the communities we serve.

We find joy in our work and our colleagues.  The library is strengthened by our unique personalities, ideas, and experiences.  We recognize the importance of encouraging a healthy work/life balance.

We inspire the public and each other to be lifelong learners.  We strive to create an engaging library environment which is welcoming to all.