The Library's Mission Statement
The Dayton Metro Library connects our community to the broadest range of information and thought. We are the marketplace of the mind.
In connecting our community to the broadest range of information and thought we embrace a set of core values that guide our work and keep us centered on our mission. These values form our organizational ethos.
The Dayton Metro Library is a county-wide system of the Main Library in downtown Dayton, 20 branch libraries, and Outreach Services. We are on of the oldest and largest public library systems in Ohio, and we're proud to say we rank among the best in the nation! We enjoy the strong support of our community, and we're happy to serve you.