1113 GAR Highway | Swansea, MA 02777 | (508) 674-9609

About the Library

About the Library

Library Mission Statement

The Swansea Free Public Library is a strong community partner providing programs and services that bring people together, foster creativity, and encourage lifelong learning. We preserve and honor our historical past, enrich present lives, and prepare for an ever-changing future.

 Our Vision

To be a welcoming resource and the heart of our community where all come to learn, discover, create, and connect

 Our Core Values

The Swansea Free Public Library will guide the accomplishments of our Mission and Vision by:

  • Creating a warm and welcoming place for community members to gather
  • Engaging actively in the life of the community
  • Employing a collaborative, creative, and positive staff focused on library users’ interests and needs
  • Supervising and monitoring, as responsible fiscal stewards, the Library’s financial and material resources
  • Ensuring ready, equal, and equitable access to library materials
  • Protecting confidentiality of library patron records
  • Championing everyone’s right to intellectual freedom

-- Approved by the Library Board of Trustees, September 26, 2019