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A pledge to our user communities


  1. We acknowledge the significance of the principles and practices of a Coast Salish knowledge system situated in this territory, and seek to be guided in stewardship of Library spaces by local Indigenous ways of knowing.
  2. We commit to treating you with dignity and respect in all our interactions and communications with you, whether in person or online.
  3. We commit to centering you - your needs, interests, and challenges - in our planning and operational work.
  4. We commit to ensuring our spaces, collections and services are accessible to you, to the greatest extent possible.
  5. We commit to listening carefully to your concerns, criticisms, ideas and suggestions.
  6. We acknowledge that libraries are not neutral, and commit to continual reflection and improvement in the ways our spaces, collections and services affect your lived experience.
  7. We commit to upholding your right to privacy, safety and security within our spaces and systems.
  8. We recognize the reciprocal relationship between learning and well-being, and commit to offering you spaces and services that are welcoming, inclusive, supportive and comfortable.


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