Vision, Mission & Core Values

Our Vision, Mission & Core Values

Vision Statement

Honor our past, embrace our future

Mission Statement

Winona Public Library strives to provide a shared space for free and equitable access to materials, experiences, and community.

Core Values

Embrace Empowerment
In our actions and attitudes, we empower both staff and patrons through education and encouragement.

Impact Our Community
Using our unique position in the community, we will leverage our resources to create positive influence in our community.

Prioritize Our Patrons
We offer a personalized service experience to our patrons every time they walk through the door.

Cultivate a Welcoming Environment
We are committed to providing a communal space and open access to library resources which interest, inform, and enlighten all people in our community.

Be a Passionate Team Player
We are accountable to our patrons, to our peers in the library, and to our community.