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Mission Statement
The mission statement of the West Nyack Free Library, represented by its Trustees and Staff, is to provide in a friendly and attractive atmosphere, a wide range of materials, both print and non-print, which will assist all patrons and encourage them to: 
  • Educate themselves continually
  • Keep pace with progress in all fields 
  • Become better citizens of home and community 
  • Be more capable in their daily occupation 
  • Appreciate and enjoy works of Art and Literature 
  • Making such use of leisure time as will promote personal and social well-being 
  • Contribute to the growth of knowledge 
  • Appreciate the worth of each individual 
  • Recognize the need of human dignity 
  • Nurture the capacity for self-improvement 
The library promulgates the tenet that a well-informed citizenry is essential in a community, and that library is an essential component in the total community. 

The library serves as a learning and education center for all residents of the community. 

Confirmed by the Board of Trustees and incorporated into the Plan of Service 2004 2008.

(Download a printable PDF version of the mission statement here)