Mission, Vision & Values
The Mission of the Desert Foothills Library is to facilitate the sharing of knowledge, ideas and culture by providing personalized and responsive resources, services, social and learning opportunities to the community it serves.
The Desert Foothills Library will continually evolve as a widely recognized and valued community resource.
“The Desert Foothills Library Experience”
Superior Services and Programs – We commit to offering superior user and community centered library services and programs as the highest priority of the Library experience.
Friendly, Courteous and Welcoming – We strive to make the Library experience friendly, courteous and welcoming for all Library users.
Accessible Programs and Services – We make maximum accessibility of our programs and services an important requirement in the Library’s response to community needs.
Appreciate Diversity – We appreciate and reflect the diversity of the community and of individual Library users in planning and delivering the Library experience.
Respect for Varying Viewpoints – We will support users’ seeking and obtaining information reflecting all points of view.
Maintain Confidentiality – We will maintain confidentiality of all information requested and received by Library users
No Cost or Low Cost Services – We offer library services and programs at no cost or low cost to users consistent with sound financial planning and budgeting.
High Ethical Standards – We adhere to high ethical standards throughout all activities and operations of the Library.
Respect Differences and Importance of Personal Accountability – We respect and value differences among the interests and talents of Staff, Volunteers, Donors and Board Members and recognize the importance of personal accountability.