Mission and Vision

Mission Statement

The mission of the Derry Public Library is to enrich our patrons’ lives by providing access to diverse, authoritative, high quality materials, programs and services in a helpful and welcoming manner.


We envision Derry Public Library as a community resource that promotes the free flow of information to encourage lifelong learning, promote democratic values, civic engagement, and the appreciation of the breadth and diversity of history, wisdom and culture.

Values That Guide Us

  • Access
  • Democracy
  • Equality
  • Intellectual Freedom
  • Literacy
  • Privacy
  • Rationalism
  • Service
  • Stewardship