Who We Are

Who We Are


Mission Statement

The Lisle Free Library serves the needs of the community by providing access to informational and educational resources in a variety of formats and technologies, supporting their use and providing space in an open, non-judgmental, and respectful environment while providing superior quality service.


Vision Statement

Through its literary collections and services, the Lisle Free Library will be an essential partner to Lisle and surrounding communities by providing a spectrum of educational resources and programming to generate curiosity and provide tools for discovery in a safe and welcoming environment.  The Lisle Free Library strives to create life-long readers and learners; we strive to preserve our storied past, enrich present lives, and prepare for an ever-changing future.



We value the Library as an essential community partner providing an inclusive, safe environment in the community. Its collections, displays, and services will reflect a variety of opinions and viewpoints.  The Board of Trustees, the staff, and the volunteers of the Lisle Free Library are committed to the following values: 

  • Providing excellent service to our community and partners that is respectful, friendly, and welcoming.

  • Reading and educational materials that are available for all ages; available in a variety of media formats.

  • Learning media and collections that are diverse in not only format but also in representation.

  • Communicating with the public in an open and honest fashion.

  • Being good stewards of our financial and material resources.

  • Protecting confidentiality of library patron records.