Orange County Public Library

Address: 1501 East Street Andrew Plaza
Santa Ana, CA 92705
Phone: 714-566-3000


Mission :
To provide a framework for the delivery of relevant resources meeting their educational, cultural, civic, business and life-long learning needs to residents of all ages of member communities through a network of locally-focused libraries in which knowledgeable, service-oriented staff members offer access to information, books and other materials in a variety of formats using contemporary technology, and which encourage and foster reciprocal community involvement to educate, inform and enrich the lives of a diverse population.

To develop programs and services for adults, children and new readers which meet and anticipate their needs.

To assess, select, organize and maintain a collection of materials and information sources of value to and desired by the community.

To maintain technological currency with the needs and capabilities of library users.

To provide reader's advisory, reference and referral services responsive to user needs.

To maximize cost-effective access to all library resources for all library users.

To involve local communities in their libraries' effectiveness through volunteerism and funding augmentation.

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