Kensington Public Library Mission Statement

Kensington Public Library Mission Statement

The mission of the Kensington Public Library is to serve as a community resource that provides all residents of Kensington with free access to a broad array of quality materials and programs that meet their personal, educational, and recreational needs.  We accomplish our mission by striving to:

  • Maintain and make available a relevant collection of materials in a variety of formats;
  • Offer programs and services that encourage the development of reading and learning in children;
  • Provide a community space where residents can meet, interact, enjoy programs of public interest, and study;
  • Maintain a friendly and knowledgeable staff trained to offer professional service;
  • Assess and respond to the changing educational, informational, recreational, and professional needs of the community;
  • Collaborate and cooperate with other town departments and community organizations;
  • Operate in accordance with the New Hampshire library laws and current standards set by the American Library Association.

Approved by the Kensington Public Library trustees April 19, 2010