The mission of the Guernsey County District Public Library is to provide:
- General information and answers to questions on a broad array of topics related to work, school and personal life.
- A wide selection of current popular library materials in a variety of formats.
- Opportunities for citizens of all ages to learn more about the personal and cultural heritage of their community and to learn about the cultures of others.
- Adequate facilities for providing library information, services and materials to meet the needs of citizens in the 21st century.
- Library service to the entire county through outreach services such as home-bound delivery.