Mission and Vision


The Jefferson High School Library provides a welcoming and safe space for students to develop their intellectual curiosity through research and reading. The library offers instructional services and resources to support Jefferson’s faculty in improving educational outcomes.


The Jefferson High School library will be the intellectual center of our learning community by providing academic and instructional resources, supports, and services to empower students and staff. The library strives to foster students’ academic and personal interests through developing collections and programs that reflect those interests.


The Jefferson Library is committed to:

  • Ensuring an Anti-racist library in collection development, curriculum, circulation policies, and managing the physical space.

  • Providing a safe and welcoming environment

  • Supporting students' academic and emotional needs

  • Supporting staff's instructional needs

  • Intellectual and academic freedom

  • Lifelong learning

  • Social justice