To inspire lifelong discovery, facilitate collaboration, and connect people with resources.
To support a diverse community of people committed to lifelong learning, an enhanced quality of life, and enriching social and cultural experiences.
• Intellectual Freedom and Freedom of Information for All
• Quality and Diversity of Collection and Services
• Adaptability and Openness to Change
• Collaboration and Partnerships
The Carmel Clay Public Library is dedicated to making diversity, equity, and inclusion a priority in decision-making for staffing, collections, services, and organizational change.
The library recognizes and affirms the dignity of those it serves and recognizes that every person in the community has something valuable to contribute. The library is committed to providing an environment free from discrimination or harassment regardless of heritage, citizenship, education, race, socioeconomic and housing status, religion, age, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, abilities, political affiliations, familial status, or military/veteran status.
The library is a space for the community to respectfully listen and learn from each other. The library will continue to work with the Carmel community to help shape a future that is wholly inclusive and accessible.