About Us

We, the Fayetteville Free Library (FFL), are passionate about serving and engaging the community. We understand and embrace the fact that the community drives and shapes the mission and philosophy of the FFL.


The FFL supports the evolving needs of our community by providing equitable access to ideas, information and resources needed for success in 21st Century life.


  • Individuals and groups in our community will have their information needs met so that they can fully participate in the life of the community.
  • Individuals will utilize library services and resources for enlightenment and entertainment.
  • Individuals will find free, diverse, accessible and up to date materials, resources and technologies.
  • Individuals and groups will be welcomed in a pleasant and safe environment for instructional, informational and entertaining experiences.

Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion:

At Fayetteville Free Library, we don’t just accept difference—we celebrate it. We prioritize providing access to collections, programs, spaces and services that represent and serve diverse backgrounds, experiences and voices. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. We recognize that building a team of employees with diverse backgrounds, experiences and voices is not only the right thing to do, but also allows us to better serve our entire community.

Community Reports

Strategic Plan