Guiding Principles

Mission Statement

The Castor Municipal Library exists to provide quality materials and services that fulfill the educational, informational, and cultural needs of our community.

Vision Statement

We strive to be an essential part of our community, allowing residents to access a place of possibilities both physically and digitally. We aim to create a space for learning, reading and connection that is accessible and welcoming to everyone.

Values

  • Equity: Accessibility, respect, fairness.
  • Diversity: Valuing individual needs and differences.
  • Intellectual Freedom: Guaranteeing the free exchange of information and respecting individuals rights to privacy and choice.
  • Inclusion: Welcoming participation in decision making and services by residents and groups.
  • Community: We stand together to serve, learn and create.

Plan of Service

Castor Municipal Library Plan of Service 2021-2022

Your Privacy

The Castor Public Library is committed to protecting the privacy of visitors to its website. In accordance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FOIP), and with our policy on the Confidentiality of Users’ Records, your personal information will not be collected on this website unless you choose to use online products and services that require it. Your personal information will then only be used to provide you with the library services that you select, and for no other purpose. Castor Public Library does not track the websites you visit when using library computers.

We use Google Analytics to see how library websites are being used. The data retrieved from Google Analytics is anonymous; we are not able to connect it with specific users. For people who prefer to disable Google Analytics tracking of their web use, Google provides a browser add-on that automatically prevents information from being sent to Google Analytics. Follow the link to find out more about this add-on.