Mission & Vision Statement

Our Mission

To encourage the joy of reading, the exploration of ideas, and the pursuit of lifelong learning for the children and adults of our community.

Our Vision

Our transformed Library will be an intellectual and cultural center for Scarsdale. As a cornerstone of our democracy, this Library will encourage the free exchange of ideas and bring our diverse community together.

Scarsdale Public Library will be known for its welcoming culture of possibility and accessibility, treasured  as a place to read, write, create, discuss, listen, debate, connect and reflect. Committed to institutional reflection, innovation and professional excellence, Scarsdale Public Library will be a dynamic asset for our community and a leading public library.