is an association of the public library directors whose goals are to
share professional knowledge and experience for the good of all
members, to serve as advocates for public libraries with the state
legislature, to give voice to the aspirations of the public library
community, and to serve as the primary liaison between the state
library agency and the public libraries.
North Carolinians will have access to public libraries with adequate
facilities, current collections and technology as well as appropriately
trained and compensated staff in order to promote literacy, encourage
personal development, lifelong learning, and support economic
development in every community in the state.