New Canaan Library

151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840

203-594-5000

Mission:
Enrich the town's intellectual and cultural life by providing free and convenient access to information, fostering lifelong learning, and encouraging the exchange of ideas.
 
Vision:

New Canaan Library's vision is to be the cornerstone of our community's intellectual and cultural life by:
 
Providing free and convenient access to literature and information in its many formats, and serving as a forum for the exchange of ideas;
 
Presenting stimulating and diverse cultural events, including music, visual arts, author visits, performing arts and film;
 
Offering superior service in a welcoming, intellectually enriching and accessible environment;
 
Engaging every segment of the community – all ages, interests, needs and learning styles;
 
Respecting and valuing the contributions of staff, volunteers and donors;
 
Embracing technology that delivers cutting-edge resources for the 21 st century; and by
 
Managing this vital town asset in a fiscally responsible, flexible and environmentally sensitive way to ensure we meet the evolving needs and interests of our patrons while building on a tradition of respect for and enhancement of the mind, the spirit, and the community.

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