About Us

Thank you for choosing the San Bernardino County Library (SBCL) as your source for educational and recreational access to learning. Whether you are participating in a free library class, using the internet computers, volunteering, using the free Wi-Fi connection at many of our libraries, or checking out books we are committed to providing the best level of service possible. SBCL is a dedicated team of talented individuals who are working hard to make our library system the best resource in your community. While these have been challenging economic times, we believe that libraries are valuable and look forward to growing and changing as technology and the dissemination of information advances. SBCL strength comes from its many diversified components. From our geography to the customers we serve, SBCL is able to draw upon a large network of materials and human abilities as it provides learning opportunities to people of all ages.

We hope you enjoy your visit and come back often.

Mission
The San Bernardino County Library System (SBCL) is a dynamic network of 32 branch libraries that serves a diverse population over a vast geographic area. SBCL strives to provide equal access to information, technology, programs, and services for all the people who call San Bernardino County home.

Vision
SBCL envisions its role as an educational and recreational service for all the people of San Bernardino County. By utilizing the resources of SBCL’s meeting spaces, technology, materials, programs, services, and staff we envision adding to the quality of life and strengthening the community identity everywhere a branch library currently operates. SBCL envisions accomplishing this by being a partner, an educator, a resource, and guide upon which the public, educational institutions, business, industry, and government can rely for accurate and timely information, lifelong opportunities, recreational and intellectual stimulation, and cultural enrichment.

Core Values
We hope to provide not just good, but GREAT customer service.
A commitment to providing the best and most accurate information available.
Maintain clean, safe, and inviting library environments.
Develop meaningful and exciting library class and events that enrich people’s lives.
Work with our community support groups to fund and develop new library materials.
Develop and train library staff into an outstanding team.

San Bernardino County Library History 1913-2013
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All library customers must adhere to the Customer Code of Conduct while in the library facilities.
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