Rochester Public Library

101 Second Street South East
Rochester, MN 55904

507-328-2300
Mission
The Rochester Public Library (RPL) is dedicated to providing the community with access to information, literature, and ideas.

Vision
RPL will be a model of excellence in library service as perceived by its customers and the library community, with materials, hours, technology, staff and facilities that meet the needs of our changing community.

The Rochester Public Library is committed to providing quality library service. Staff is committed to providing prompt, objective, confidential, and knowledgeable responses to requests for assistance. Staff is committed to assisting library users in finding, using, and evaluating information sources, to meeting demand for popular materials, and to making the use of the library a pleasant experience for our users. Rochester Public Library serves all users fairly and equally.

The Rochester Public Library is committed to intellectual freedom and the need for the library collection to represent many different points of view. Library staff believe that individuals are responsible for making their own choices regarding appropriateness of materials, and that parents/guardians are responsible for the choices made for their children.
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