Skip to main content
Font size options
Increase or decrease the font size for this website by clicking on the 'A's.
Contrast options
Choose a color combination to give the most comfortable contrast.
About the Library banner

Our Mission:

The Bartholomew County Public Library is the community crossroads- connecting people, ideas, information, and experiences to empower everyone on their journey of lifelong learning.  

Our Work:

The 2024-2028 Strategic Plan (click for full plan) emphasizes 6 areas of concentration with specific goals and measurable outcomes in each area.  

Fostering Inclusion and Belonging

  • Creating a welcoming environment for all and addressing each individual's unique needs

Supporting the Economic Engine

  • Assisting patrons to meet their economic, financial, and career goals.  

Celebrating History and Architecture

  • Instilling pride in both individual and community identity while embracing Bartholomew County's history and architecture.  

Promoting Health and Well-being

  • Heightening the quality of life for community members by promoting personal wellness and mental health.  

Developing Critical Literacies

  • Fostering literacies as the basis of an individual's ability to participate fully in society.  

Providing Educational and School Support

  • Preparing the students and parents of Bartholomew County to engage with and succeed in their academic programs across all grade levels, ages, and school types.