Approved by the Berwyn Public Library Board of Trustees at their regular meeting on January 18, 2010.


As a driving force behind a vibrant and diverse community, the Berwyn Public Library:

  • Will strive to offer a stimulating sanctuary where people of all ages and backgrounds can come together to discover a love of lifelong learning.
  • Will provide essential and vital services to our citizens in an ever changing world.


The Berwyn Public Library supports our community by:

  • Providing a welcoming and accessible environment in which all individuals receive professional service and assistance in fulfilling their educational, research, literacy and entertainment needs.
  • Educating and empowering the public through the preservation and distribution of timely and accurate information as guided by the Principles of Intellectual Freedom.

Visioning and Master Planning for the Berwyn Public Library