Our Mission and Values

The Morgantown Public Library System will provide the best possible library and information services to all citizens of Morgantown and Monongalia County. The library system will serve the citizens as a focal point of the community and strives to meet their recreation, cultural, information and education needs.


Encourage a sense of community and spur personal growth through learning that is participatory, interest-driven and relevant for people of all ages.


Make current and relevant reading, listening and viewing materials available in a variety of formats and in a timely manner.


Incorporate user-centered design in our planning and practice to achieve convenient, intuitive, intentional and engaging experiences for our community.


Promote a culture that is forward thinking, adaptive and encourages leadership at all levels.