Our Mission

The Grande Prairie Public Library is a non-profit organization and a registered charity

Our Vision: 

Grande Prairie Public Library is a highly valued, welcoming and well-used community gathering place, and a stepping stone for learning, personal enrichment, and engagement.

Our Mission:

To enrich, inform and engage the community by providing resources that promote discovery, lifelong learning, and leisure pursuits.

Our Values:

Grande Prairie Public Library supports the following principles for equitable public library service:

We provide barrier free access to facilities, resources, and programs.


We are accountable to our community for the services we provide.

Creativity and Innovation:
We encourage and support creative approaches and innovation in all that we do.


We value excellence in our customer services, collections, and programs.

Collaboration and Partnership:

We believe in working with others to serve our community.

Information and Literacy:
We believe in the importance of an informed and literate community.

Intellectual Freedom:

We encourage the free exchange of information and ideas.


We value and celebrate the diversity of interests, perspectives, and cultures in our community.  We treat all people with respect and dignity.

Love of Reading:

We nurture the joy of reading for community members of all ages.