About the Library

About the Library

Guiding Principles of Central Piedmont Library


Central Piedmont Library serves a diverse learning community by providing information literacy instruction, relevant resources, and point-of-need services designed to foster academic and workforce success.


Central Piedmont Library will be recognized as essential to the success of 21st century learners and as a leader of community college libraries.

Service Philosophy

Accessibility: Central Piedmont Library staff creates a welcoming environment which promotes broad and free access to information and encourages inquiry.

Accountability: Central Piedmont Library staff maintains an ethical and respectful environment through responsive, transparent processes and communications.

Excellence: Central Piedmont Library staff continuously pursues professional excellence by providing high-quality instruction, resources and services.

Innovation: Central Piedmont Library staff supports innovation by encouraging risk taking, exploring new ideas and implementing new technologies to meet the evolving needs of our learning community.

Inclusiveness: Central Piedmont Library staff includes and respects diverse people and the open exchange of ideas and encourages teamwork and collaboration.

Passion: Central Piedmont Library staff cultivates a fun atmosphere where our passion for service is exhibited in everything we do.

Professionalism: Central Piedmont Library staff and administration are engaged, dedicated and committed to professional growth.