About Us

About Us

Our Vision

Everyone in our community is connected to their library.

Our Mission

We engage and inspire our communities through equitable access to knowledge and resources.

Our Values

Community. Equity. Inclusion. Welcoming. Learning. Respect.

Our Goals

Enhance library services so that everyone can engage in experiences they value

Create inspiring spaces so that customers and staff experience spaces that are welcoming, inclusive, easy-to-use, and support current and emerging library use.

Optimize library funding so that we can continue to be good stewards of our finances and work to secure additional private and state funds.

Invest in our people and organization so that we are resilient, equitable and regenerative and our staff have the support and resources they need.

Sno-Isle Libraries serves over 770,000 residents across 2,260 square miles in Snohomish and Island county through 23 community libraries, online services and Library on Wheels.

At a Glance

  • 2 counties Snohomish and Island Counties
  • 23 libraries across the system
  • 500+ employees across the system
  • 3.3 million visits to libraries in 2019
  • 5 million physical items checked out in 2019
  • 3 million digital items checked out in 2019

Leadership Team

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Lois Langer Thompson
Executive Director
360-651-7001
Admin. Assistant, Lia Escudero Belcher
360-651-7002
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David Durante
Director Strategic Services
360-651-7099
Admin. Assistant, Meredith Kraft
360-651-7073
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Nick Fuchs
Acting Director Technical Services
360-651-7115
Admin. Assistant, Shanda Zimmerman
360-651-7077
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Rebecca Loney
Director Public Services
360-651-7094
Admin. Assistant, Shanda Zimmerman
360-651-7077

View the 2019 Community Report

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