Policies & Goals
These are formally adopted by the Library Board and reviewed periodically. If you have questions about Library policies, please contact the Library Director.
- Colorado Library Law - This website provides information from the Colorado State Library.
- Intellectual Freedom Information - Read the Library Bill of Rights from the American Library Association (ALA).
These strategic goals are guiding our work. See where we are going!
Who are we?
The Lafayette Public Library brings community, information and ideas together to inspire literacy, learning and discovery.
Where are we going?
Lafayette Public Library is at the heart of our thriving city. In partnership with others, we will build and foster a community that:
- Values learning
- Provides people opportunities to support their personal growth
- Nurtures creativity, exploration and discovery
- Values and honors our diverse community
What do we believe in?
Access for all: We provide universal access to library resources, programs and facilities
Community building: We develop positive relationships with our members and actively engage in partnerships and collaborations with other organizations
Adaptation and innovation: We adapt to the changing needs of our community and encourage innovation in new technologies, programs and services
Intellectual freedom, privacy and confidentiality: We believe that every individual has the right to seek, receive, hold and disseminate any and all information and ideas. We protect the personal privacy and confidentiality of library users
Literacy: We support and provide opportunities for staff and our community to learn, understand, interpret and communicate using a variety of library resources
Lifelong learning: We commit to providing opportunities to activate minds and develop new skills at all ages and stages of life