The Hancock County Public Library (HCPL) provides superior county-wide library service convenient to and used by all residents through excellent programs and materials in a financially responsible way. We do this one life at a time.
The mission is to deliver quality information service, multiple resources and technology tools, and a variety of programs for lifelong learning and enjoyment to all residents of Hancock County in a caring and innovative setting. HCPL serves all of Hancock County with the exception of Vernon Township. On average, each year more than 400,000 people visit a Hancock County Public Library location (including the bookmobile). HCPL’s collections, programming, and meeting spaces enhance the quality of life in Hancock County. This operating endowment provides perpetual operating income to the library to further its mission to provide superior county-wide library service that is convenient to and used by all residents.