Swayzee Public Library

Swayzee, IN 46986

Mission Statement

The Swayzee Public Library is a township tax supported facility available to all people of Sims Township and Oak Hill United School students.  We strive to provide information, access to reading materials, educational programs, audio and video materials for library patrons.  In addition, we have current periodicals, references, reciprocal borrowing, and inter-loan library loan.

We offer the services of a copy machine, fax machine, computers with internet service, scanner and printer, and WIFI to all of our patrons.  We will keep informed concerning developments in information technology and adapt those services most needed for our community as our budget resources permit. 

We want to provide convenient and equal access to information in useful formats, creating environments which foster lifelong learning, personal enrichment and literate society.  We hope to actively promote services, programs, and materials to the community.


Our vision is that every member of the community will value knowledge and education.  We dream of a community where diversity is valued, nurtured and supported and where good citizenship is practiced. We envision a future where people get excited by ideas and enjoy lifelong learning and reading.


Every customer is important.

We will provide friendly, accurate and quality service.

We will strive to resolve issues and problems at the lowest level by communicating all issues, concerns and questions to the appropriate people.

We will take initiative to meet the customer's needs by being friendly and approachable.

We will strive to share information within our community to our patrons.

We value our board and staff members and treat them with respect by recognizing that to be most effective, every employee must feel empowered to participate, communicate and innovate.