Mission Statement

The Mission of the Middletown Township Public Library:

The Middletown Township Public Library is a civic institution that provides materials, ideas, information, technology and cultural opportunities to enrich, empower and educate.

The Library Trustees, Staff, and Volunteers uphold the following Core Values, to:


  • Act with integrity, honesty and fairness.
  • Treat our customers, co-workers and volunteers with dignity and respect. We believe people are important, and value their diversity.
  • Respond to our customers in a timely and accurate manner.
  • Encourage staff innovation and creativity. Recognize team work and superior performance. Support continuing education.
  • Protect each customer’s right to privacy with respect to information sought and materials consulted or borrowed.
  • Resist censorship.
  • Educate and inform our community of the roles and responsibilities of the library, its governance and finance.
  • Act in a professional manner, always mindful of the impression we make on our customers and co-workers.
  • Conduct our business affairs economically, accurately and with integrity.
  • Be aware of library technology trends and adopt change as necessary.