Learn about your Pierce County Library System.

Your Pierce County Library System offers 19 locations and an online library delivering opportunities for learning, enjoyment and community.

Through the Library’s strategic plan, the Library System strives to inspire life-long learning, foster a love of reading, and engage with residents through programs, services and buildings. 

Bringing the world of information and imagination to all people.

Bringing the world of information and imagination to all people.

Our Vision: Be the community’s choice for the discovery and exchange of information and ideas.

We value…

• Customer service excellence
• Freedom of expression and free flow of ideas
• The diversity of people we serve, their opinions, capabilities, needs and interests
• The power and worth of words and images
• Equitable access to all library resources and services
• Responsible stewardship of public funds
• Creative solutions by solving problems in innovative ways
• Our diverse, skilled and knowledgeable employees working in a safe and stimulating environment

This is your
Library System.

Property taxes are the primary source of funding for the Library System.  A Board of Trustees, comprised of Pierce County citizens, oversees the Library System, which belongs to the community it serves. You can trust your Pierce County Library System to invest in sound and sustainable operations.  

Serving you since 1946, Pierce County Library System is committed to being true to its communities by listening and responding to what is important to you. 

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