The mission of the Bridgeview Public Library is to provide educational, informational, cultural and recreational resources and services to people of all ages in the Bridgeview community. The library will provide access to the universe of information and especially information that is of immediate relevance and interest to the community it serves. The library seeks to accomplish its mission through prudent management and development of its resources, and by providing access to materials and services to meet the present and future needs of the community. In this effort, the Bridgeview Public Library cooperates with other libraries, and with other educational and governmental institutions. Special emphasis is placed on current popular materials. The library serves as a learning center and educational center for all residents of the community.