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Mission, Vision, and Values

These fundamentals provide the foundation for every decision we make.

Our Mission

Carol Stream Public Library provides the community with exceptional services, enrichment opportunities, and diverse resources in a welcoming environment.

Our Vision

To be a valued community partner that welcomes people to Create, Search, Play, and Learn.

Our Values

We believe in:

  • Integrity: We are accountable for our actions and for the community’s resources and trust. Our actions reflect honesty, respect, and responsibility.
  • Community: We actively build relationships with our community by sharing ideas, resources, and enrichment opportunities.
  • Customer Focus: We are committed to excellence in service delivery. Our customers’ needs and input act as our guide.
  • Innovation: We seek new ideas and implement creative methods to enhance our service and provide positive outcomes.