About MCPL

Our Strategic Plan

We are pleased to share with you our FY 2023-2026 Strategic Plan: Increasing Equity in Access and Opportunity (PDF).

Our mission

We provide equitable access to information, ideas, and experiences that spark imagination and expand possibilities for all.

Our vision

Montgomery County Public Libraries are an essential component of a just and equitable community, where all can thrive and grow.

Our values

Montgomery County Public Libraries believes in the right of all to learn and to grow. We value intellectual freedom, accountability, quality service, diversity, fairness, professional ethics, integrity of information and respect for our customers, our community, and ourselves. We are a learning organization that functions openly by exploring new ideas and using the collective talent, knowledge, and creativity of employees at all levels.

Reports to the Community