The Shelby County Public Library is a community resource committed to promoting life-long learning. We will be a partner in the community where all citizens can thrive in an inspiring and welcoming environment. We will work continuously to improve services and maintain a secure place for study, research, work, reflection, and interaction. In our daily work, we will always put the needs of our users first. We value professionalism, loyalty, respect, integrity, innovation, teamwork, and quality service to ensure library collections are preserved and patrons are offered a firm foundation for creative development.