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New Canaan Library's Mission

 

To inspire lifelong learning through innovation and discovery; to be the information and cultural center of the community.

 

The Library's Vision:

 

  • New Canaan Library's vision is to be the cornerstone of our community's intellectual and cultural life by:
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  • Providing free and convenient access to literature and information in its many formats, and serving as a forum for the exchange of ideas;
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  • Presenting stimulating and diverse cultural events, including music, visual arts, author visits, performing arts and film;
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  • Offering superior service in a welcoming, intellectually enriching and accessible environment;
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  • Engaging every segment of the community – all ages, interests, needs and learning styles;
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  • Respecting and valuing the contributions of staff, volunteers and donors;
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  • Embracing technology that delivers cutting-edge resources for the 21 st century; and by
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  • Managing this vital town asset in a fiscally responsible, flexible and environmentally sensitive way to ensure we meet the evolving needs and interests of our patrons while building on a tradition of respect for and enhancement of the mind, the spirit, and the community.

 

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