Mission and Philosophy
The Valleyview Municipal Library shall provide access and be a connection to the entire world for community residents of the Town of Valleyview, and surrounding communities in M.D. of Greenview #16 and Sturgeon Lake Cree Nation. The Library will be a source of information, learning and literacy, inspiration, enrichment, cultural awareness, and entertainment.
To be a dynamic social, cultural, learning and information centre for our community.
The Library Board believes in:
a) Equal access to library services for all members of the Community;
b) Respect for the public served by the Library regardless of age, economic level, beliefs, race, personal or physical characteristics;
c) Effective and efficient service;
d) Library resources that anticipate and respond to community interests and needs;
e) Maintaining friendly, inviting and safe facilities;
f) Professionalism and Board respect for the worth and ability of each employee.
The Valleyview Municipal Library endorses the following statements about library service and and freedom of expression:
- Library Association of Alberta - Statement of Intellectual Freedom
- Canadian Federation of Library Associations - Statement on Intellectual Freedom and Libraries
- The International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions - Statement on Libraries and Intellectual Freedom
Our Library serves Valleyview, the MD of Greenview #16, and Sturgeon Lake Cree Nation. We are located on Treaty 8 Territory and we acknowledge and respect the histories, languages, and cultures of all First Peoples of Canada, whose presence continues to enrich our vibrant community.