About Muncie Public Library

A mainstay of the local community, Muncie Public Library has a long history of providing enriching, education content in a friendly environment for our neighbors. In our continued efforts to advance our mission and continue serving our members and the community at large, MPL is happy to enjoy a beneficial relationship with our committed Board of Trustees and the organization Friends of MPL. They help to ensure that our contributions to the community lead to a better story for all. 

Mission of the Library

The Muncie Public Library will provide accessible and innovative services responding to the reading, informational, educational, and enrichment needs of the community. 


We value our ability to be proactive and responsive to community needs. We value organization effectiveness and efficiency. We value and support innovation and flexibility in planning and operation.We value our relationship with each other and the community and will treat everyone with respect and courtesy. 

Vision of the Library We envision a future where people get excited by ideas and utilize the resources of the Library to explore, discover, imagine, and create. We seek to be recognized for providing access to new technology, print resources, and educational opportunities. We commit ourselves to the community and will strive to provide leadership in solving the problems facing the community through a variety of strategies, including public conversation and town hall meeting events.  Still want to get a better feel for us? Check out these links:

History - Read the complete story of the Muncie Public Library.
Board of Trustees - Meet our Board and find meeting schedules, minutes, and contact information.
Community Reports - See our yearly reports that include a wide range of information about programs, services, and leadership of Muncie Public Library
Operations Policies 2021 - How We Work
Friends of MPL - Mark your calendars for upcoming book sales and other events.
PDF iconLong Range Plan 2020-2025.pdf - Our long range plan.
eNewsletters - Stay current with what's going on in the library on a month-to-month basis.
MPL Careers - Apply for available positions at the library. 
Library FAQ - Here are some of the most frequently asked questions you may have about Muncie Public Library

Website Privacy Policy - Read our Privacy Policy here.