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Mission Statement

The mission of the Public Libraries in Jefferson County is to connect all citizens countywide by providing resources and community-building opportunities that inspire life long learning.

Our Guiding Principles

  • The Public Libraries in Jefferson County serve as free, accessible, interactive resource and technology centers for all citizens countywide.
  • With emphasis on lifelong learning and focus on the needs of our members, the collective strength of the Public Libraries in Jefferson County is realized through unity of purpose and excellent library service.
  • By collaborating with community, institutional and corporate partners, the Public Libraries in Jefferson County will continue to strengthen available services, programming and community-building opportunities.
  • The Public Libraries in Jefferson County will develop strategies and solutions to ensure system-wide relevance and sustainability.

Web Site Mission Statement

The mission of the JCLC website is to inform the public of the services and resources, and to provide access to the 40 public libraries in Jefferson County, Alabama

Revised 2007