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Vision, Mission & Values

Agency Vision

Equitable access to library and information services for all Oregonians.

Agency Mission

The State Library of Oregon cultivates, preserves, and delivers library and information services to foster lifelong learning and community engagement.  

Core Values


We challenge our personal and organizational biases in order to improve our practices and better serve all communities.


We commit to ensuring information is preserved, discoverable, and available.


We invest in sustained and intentional partnerships by sharing expertise and resources to achieve mutual goals.

Public Service

We deliver excellent customer service and stewardship of resources to support democracy and the public good.

Future Readiness

We anticipate and respond to evolving trends and needs of all Oregonians.

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