Specifically, the library's objectives are:
- To promote enlightened citizenship.
- To enrich the lives of citizens through education and entertainment.
- To encourage continuing self-education.
- To identify and respond to community needs.
- To support the Library Bill of Rights.
- To assemble, preserve and administer book and related materials which support the goals of the library.
- To serve the parish communities as a center of reliable information through a variety of formats.
- To provide free access to library services to every resident in the parish.
- To provide public access to technology and the Internet.