The Chapel Hill Public Library, in recognition of the high service demands of a varied community of users, seeks:
To aid the individual’s pursuit of self-education and research, pleasure, and the creative use of leisure time, while employing the most efficient library technology available;
To serve as a center of reliable, up-to-date information, endeavoring continually to identify and meet the general and informational needs of all the people of the community the library serves;
To support educational, civic, cultural, and recreational activities of the community;
To promote ease of access to the library, books, and other library materials in general, both locally and throughout the state;
To maintain a pleasant environment in an atmosphere of helpfulness; and
To provide library service in conformity with the Library Bill of Rights as adopted by the Council of the American Library Association.