6120 State Library
Mission Statement

The California State Library:

  • Connects Californians to state history and culture.
  • Collects, preserves, and provides access to California state government publications, federal government information, and patent and trademark resources.
  • Maintains access to books and information for Californians who are visually impaired or otherwise physically handicapped and unable to read standard print.
  • Performs research for the Governor's Office, the Governor's Cabinet, the Legislature, and constitutional officers, and provides services and training to state government employees.
  • Administers state and federal funding programs for public libraries.