Library Mission

Mission Statement


Decatur Public Library’s mission is to enrich the lives of the community by being a strong community partner and empowering citizens through equal opportunity to high quality education, literature, technology, and collaborative experiences in a welcoming, community-centered facility.



Vision Statement

We are a vibrant center of the community for:

  • Education
  • Collaboration
  • The Enjoyment of Reading

For more details about what the Decatur Public Library has planned for the future, take a look at our Strategic Plan.