Topeka And Shawnee County Public Library

1515 SouthWest 10th Avenue
Topeka, KS 66604

Mission Statement
The Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library promotes lifelong reading and learning through excellence in library services and quality collections. The Library serves as a center of cultural activity which enriches the lives of the citizens of the diverse community by assuring access to collections and print and electronic resources, by providing programs and services that enlighten, inspire and entertain, and by actively supporting the development of community partnerships.

Vision Statement

The Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library, a vital community resource, will become one of the finest public library facilities in the nation. The Library will serve an increasingly diverse population, committed to becoming the community gateway for information
access in the 21st century.
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