Mission Statement

The mission of the Rapides Parish Library is to promote lifelong learning, enhanced quality of life, and literacy through print, audiovisual and electronic resources. The Library staff ensures that all citizens receive the maximum value from available informational, educational, cultural and recreational resources. 

Adopted by The Rapides Parish Library Board of Control
October 17, 1995
Revised August 15, 2000
August 18, 2009

Reapproved August 21,2012
Revised October 20, 2015