Library Services Mission
To provide Arizonans access to information about their government, their state, and their world by offering content in a variety of formats, preserving Arizona's history for future generations, and empowering local institutions to engage their communities in learning.
Library Services Vision
All Arizonans will have access to information about their government, their state and their world in a variety of formats; Arizona's history will be preserved for future generations, and local institutions will be empowered to engage their communities in learning.
Library Services Values
Accessibility: Provide access for all Arizonans in a variety of formats, tapping the capabilities of current and emerging technologies
Preservation: Preserve Arizona's history and government documents for future generations
Customer Service: Deliver excellent customer service and user experience, regardless of format
Community Engagement: Assist Arizonans in having the information to make informed decisions about their communities
Collaboration: Collaborate with other agencies, governmental entitities, non-profit organizations and the business community to
- Exemplify the best practices in library services to Arizonans
- Share information resources
- Develop new tools and services
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Latest newsletter: September 2021