Mission & Policies

Mission & Objectives

Democratic processes depend on the free communication of ideas in a responsible and enlightened public. The Bridgeport Public Library provides materials that support the public's need for continuous education, cultural development, and use of leisure time. A large collection of materials supports this mission.

The objectives of the Bridgeport Public Library are:

  • To collect the best available material in all areas of service, on all reading levels, within the limits of its available resources
  • To provide services in accordance with the American Library Association (ALA) guidelines
  • To uphold the principles outlined in the following ALA documents: Freedom to Read, Library Bill of Rights, and Freedom to View

Library Policies