Mission Statement:  The Houston Public Library connects the people in our community to resources, to each other, and to our world.

Vision Statement:  The Little Library That Could

Core Values:  Community Engagement, Diversity & Inclusiveness, Innovation, Intellectual Freedom,  and Service Excellence

The Houston Public Library Board has approved and regularly reviews the following official policies:

  1. Freedom to Read Statement
  2. Library Bill of Rights
  3. Collection Development Policy
  4. Appropriate Behavior

Digital Millennial Copyright Act (DMCA) Notifications of Claimed Infringement should be sent to:  Donovan Lambright at SELCO, 2600 19th Street, NW, Rochester, MN 55901.  Phone:  507-288-5513  dlambright@selco.info