Mission Statement

Cabot Public Library is dedicated to providing a free service to the community, furnishing current and significant materials to meet the informational, educational, and recreational needs of the public, through print, technology, and programs. The Library is further dedicated to motivating young children to become lifelong readers and Library users.

Relationship to the Community

Cabot Public Library receives most of its financial support from local taxes. The Library is governed by a board of five trustees, elected at the annual Town Meeting, as outlined in the Bylaws of the Library Board of Directors. The Library Board subscribes to the guidelines provided by the Vermont Department of Libraries’ Manual for Vermont Library Trustees.

Service Goals

The Cabot Public Library provides the residents of Cabot and surrounding towns with popular materials and basic reference services through a variety of formats, including books, audiobooks, periodicals, video, computer, and Internet access. The Library is a focal point for community activities and services collaborating to offer a wide range of programs for all ages and many interests.