Mission & Values
ORLA is dedicated to enriching the lives of our community, encouraging lifelong learning and
providing access to information and resources.
ORLA nurtures a diverse, educated and inclusive community in all of Venango County.
ORLA will guide accomplishment of our Mission and Vision by:
1. Being a warm and welcoming place for community members to gather.
2. Being actively engaged in the life of the community.
3. Employing a collaborative, creative, and positive staff focused on library users’ interests and needs.
4. Being good stewards of the ORLA's financial and material resources.
5. Ensuring ready, equal, and equitable access to library materials.
6. Protecting confidentiality of library patron records.
7. Championing everyone’s right to intellectual freedom.