About Us

Learn about our mission, vision, and values. Find policies and reports.

Surrey Libraries recognizes that our work takes place on the ancestral, traditional, and unceded territories of the SEMYOME (Semiahmoo),  q̓ic̓əy̓ (Katzie), kʷikʷəƛ̓əm (Kwikwetlem), q̓ʷɑ:n̓ƛ̓ən̓ (Kwantlen), qiqéyt (Qayqayt), xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) First Nations and on the ancestral and traditional territory of the sc̓əwaθən məsteyəxʷ (Tsawwassen) First Nation.


A literate, inclusive, thriving city.


We connect people, spark curiosity, and inspire learning.

Our Values

  • Community-Focus
  • Intellectual Freedom
  • Service Excellence
  • Equitable Access
  • Creativity
  • Collaboration

Our Themes

  • Literacy and Learning
  • Connections
  • Welcoming and Inclusive Spaces

Surrey Libraries' Response to Racism

Events around the world have led us at Surrey Libraries to pause and reflect on racism in our society. Learn more about our response to racism.