Mission & Vision
We believe that a free public library is essential to the public good.
We believe that a free public library is essential to our system of self-government which assumes the existence of an informed citizenry.
We believe that all library users are entitled to the highest level of service.
We believe that all library users have the right to privacy, confidentiality, and intellectual freedom.
The Bangor Public Library strives to inspire, enlighten and enrich its members by connecting them to books, information and ideas needed for work, recreation, education and inspiration by providing excellent service to its members and community.
The Bangor Public Library contributes to the prosperity and growth of the city by fostering the spirit of exploration, the joy of reading, the pursuit of knowledge, and the preservation of its community’s history.