Mission/Vision Statements


The Rockville Public Library enriches the lives of the community by providing free and equal access to a variety of library resources and technologies necessary to meet residents’ need for information, education and cultural growth. 

Vision Statement

The Rockville Public Library will be an integral part of our community and the leading provider of resources to enrich, enlighten and inform our diverse population.

Our Values

We are committed to:

  • The idea that libraries are the foundation of a free society and that access to knowledge and information is vital to the quality of life of our community.
  • Intellectual freedom, access to knowledge for all, and respecting individuals’ rights to privacy.
  • Providing all patrons and visitors with professional and friendly service.
  • Strengthening our community by promoting literacy and lifelong learning.
  • Recognizing and valuing the contributions of volunteers.
  • Collaborating with community partners to provide the best materials and resources possible.
  • Being fiscally and environmentally responsible in our operation