J. V. FLETCHER LIBRARY VISION STATEMENT
The J. V. Fletcher Library is a global gateway dedicated to serving the Town of Westford and committed to celebrating the community’s heritage, diversity and multiculturalism.
Library patrons of all ages and socio-economic circumstances experience the Fletcher Library as a responsive, innovative resource meeting their unique needs and offering a personal library experience.
Lives are enriched and enhanced through the lifelong exposure to, and exploration of, life-changing ideas, creativity, information and evolving technologies.
In a world of rushed and removed relationships, the library offers both a virtual village and a space of sanctuary and community.
Approved by the Board of Library Trustees, June 4, 2012.
J. V. FLETCHER LIBRARY MISSION STATEMENT
The J. V. Fletcher Library serves as a progressive responsive community resource, dedicated to the informational, cultural, educational and technological needs of its patrons. The Library supports its users in their lifelong pursuit of learning, personal growth and self-fulfillment. It encourages the young in their exploration of and celebration of the world. The Library is a resource for exploring and using new technologies, collections and media. The Library provides a gathering place for community members – in all their diversity – to meet in social engagement, to share discourse, to ponder divergent ideas
and to engage in civic connection. The Library strives to be both reflective of and responsive to the community. It also seeks to be in the forefront of professional library service – attracting and leading the community into the future in a warm and welcoming public setting.
Approved by the Board of Library Trustees, July 9, 2012.