Mission Membership Strategic Plan Governance Staff
Mission Statement
The Cleveland Area Metropolitan Library System is a multitype library cooperative assisting member libraries to better meet the needs of their customers by creating opportunities to accomplish services and programs beyond individual capabilities and resources. CAMLS facilitates the work of member libraries through membership driven services, professional development and responsible fiscal management.

Vision Statement

The Cleveland Area Metropolitan Library System is a dynamic leader in assisting its members to maintain a high degree of quality library and information services. CAMLS provides outstanding professional development opportunities, facilitates cooperative ventures, offers specialized consulting services, and proactively monitors trends affecting libraries. CAMLS is the premiere multitype organization that helps its members lead their libraries into the future.

CAMLS Values

Shared resources.
Fiscal Responsibility.
Membership driven services.
Richness of networking opportunities.
Diversity of membership among different types of libraries.
The benefit of continuing education and professional development.
The commitment to innovation and the willingness to serve as a change agent.