Strategic Directions

Founded in 1865 the New Westminster Public Library has been evolving and adapting to the needs of our community through time. Our current strategic plan ensures the continued provision of those core library services expected of us by the community we serve. It also emphasizes support for social justice, social inclusion, and anti-racist practice, as well as support for Reconciliation with our Indigenous communities.

Our Vision

An inclusive and diverse community where everyone is learning, connected and inspired.

Our Mission

To engage, strengthen and connect the community by inspiring exploration, imagination, creativity, and lifelong learning.

Strategic Plan

For detailed information about our values and current strategic directions, please see our Strategic Plan: