Library Management

Our vision

Midland County Public Libraries: A center of learning and literacy, empowering the community to explore, connect, and create.

Our Mission

Efficiently provide citizens excellent and innovative services with integrity, respect, compassion, diligence, accountability, and trust.

Midland County Values

Integrity

Demonstrate highest standards of honesty, ethical and moral behavior, and impartiality.

  • Own, correct, and learn from our actions.
  • Be transparent.
  • Be aware of the perceptions we create.
  • Do everything to the best of our ability - always.

Respect

Treat everyone with dignity and compassion.

  • Show sincere regard for the worth of people.
  • Engage genuinely with others.
  • Establish trust by honoring our words with actions.
  • Be empathetic and open-minded.
  • Do unto others as we would have them do unto us.

Compassion

Understand the situation and recognize the needs of others.

  • Care for others beyond ourselves.
  • Be thoughtful of words and actions.
  • Recognize the vallue of everyone.
  • Listen.
  • Show dignity.
  • Never use malice.

Diligence

Perform duties in a dependable and selfless manner.

  • Be of service to others.
  • Maintain competence through commitment.
  • Demonstrate ongoing commitment to excellence.
  • Earn respect through actions and strong work ethic.

Accountability

Be responsible for our actions at all levels.

  • Give credit to others for their success; take responsibility for failure; and learn from both.
  • Lead by example.
  • Take initiative for our own actions, growth, and development.
  • Have courage to make difficult decisions.

Trust

Believe in the reliability of each other.

  • Demonstrate trust toward others and take actions to earn their trust.
  • Do what we say.
  • Be honest.
  • Be consistent and treat everyone equally.
  • Communicate and listen.