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Strategic Plan

our mission

learning, gathering,growing – together 

our vision

The Transylvania County Library is a vital, trusted source for discovery, inspiration and information at the heart of a curious, creative and connected community.

our values

  • Integrity – we provide excellent, equitable service and are good stewards of the resources entrusted to us
  • Inclusion – we believe in every person’s innate value and welcome our differences
  • Adaptability – we reflect the ever-changing needs and dreams of our community
  • Compassion – we seek understanding and approach our interactions from a place of kindness
  • Fun – we create opportunities for joy and delight

our goals


  • Create opportunities so that every child is ready to read and succeed
  • Encourage and nurture exploration, reading and learning throughout life


  • Provide opportunities for Transylvanians to engage with each other in meaningful ways
    Collaborate to enhance community well-being and civic life


  • Extend library programs and services to all of Transylvania County
  • Create friendly, accessible and inclusive spaces and services

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212 S Gaston St, Brevard, NC 28712