The purpose of the Botetourt County Libraries is to meet the needs of the County’s residents for information, education and recreation. The library meets these needs by offering collections of books and media for loan to the general public as well as providing programs and other services for children and adults.
Provide all community members with access to resources, services and programs meeting their informational, educational and recreational needs
Ensure a safe, neutral means and environment for the free exploration of a broad range of ideas
Provide encouragement and opportunities for all community members to enrich their lives through reading and lifelong learning
Support citizens’ well-informed decision-making and participation in a democratic society by providing access to reliable, current information representing a wide variety of viewpoints
Foster an inclusive, innovative community by encouraging the free and civil exchange of ideas and information through personal connections and relationships
Contribute to and support educational, cultural and civic activities in Botetourt County