The Sherburne Memorial Library is the living room of the community serving as common ground where all are welcome. The library offers current and significant resources and services to meet the cultural, intellectual, informational, and personal needs of individuals.


The Sherburne Memorial Library believes that the public library must be more than a symbol of a democratic society. It must serve as a conduit for an informed community. The library believes that all citizens must have equal access to collections which are well organized for their use and interpretation, and which are provided without constraints.

Guiding Principles:

The Sherburne Memorial Library reflects the best of community values and those of the library profession including:

  • Confidentiality and privacy in seeking and using information
  • Lifelong pursuit of knowledge
  • Respect for individuals
  • Rewarding innovation and creativity
  • Embracing divergent views and diversity

Code of Ethics