Our Mission

GPL fosters literacy, enriches lives, and strengthens the community. We bring people, information, and ideas together.

Our Vision

GPL is a vibrant and welcoming place where all come to learn, discover, create, and connect.

Our Values

  • Literacy, Lifelong Learning, and Education
  • Free, Open, and Equitable Access
  • Intellectual Freedom, Confidentiality, and Privacy
  • Joy, Discovery, and Creativity
  • Kind, Quality Service
  • Community Connections and Partnerships

Approved by the Trustees of the Groton Public Library, May 14, 2024

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