Building community. Encouraging exploration. Connecting with the world.
Values and Beliefs
- Everyone has the right to library services.
- Everyone has the right to privacy and diversity.
- The library is more than just books, materials and technology.
- The Peabody Public Library will strive for excellence in serving the community with a friendly and inviting environment.
- The Library is the community’s center for life-long education.
- The library must be responsive to the current and future needs and requests of the community.
- We believe in operating as a fiscally responsible organization.
- We believe the library is a vital component to the quality of life in the community.
The Peabody Public Library will participate fully in promoting the vitality and growth of a community of readers, learners, doers and dreamers by providing access to ever evolving technology, resources and educational opportunities.
The Peabody Public Library is supported by property taxes from Columbia City, Columbia Township, and Thorncreek Township.