Mission Statement

metgroupThe Metuchen Public Library seeks to inform, enrich, and empower the public; supports intellectual freedom; encourages lifelong learning; and strengthens community engagement in a welcoming environment.

We strive to provide: 

  • Free and equal access to information for all ages and abilities in the community
  • Advocacy for the rights of library users to read, seek information, and speak freely as guaranteed by the First Amendment
  • A well-balanced collection and resources that meet the interests and needs of the community
  • A variety of educational, recreational, cultural, and informational activities and programs
  • A place where people can connect, socialize and share their expertise
  • A space for innovation, imagination and creativity
  • A staff that is committed to excellence in customer service

Reviewed and Revised 4/14/2015
2nd Reading and Adopted 5/12/2015