"The State Library of North Carolina is the catalyst for exceptional library services in North Carolina. We are the principal library of state government, we build the capacity of all libraries in North Carolina, and we develop and support access to specialized collections for the people of North Carolina, including genealogy, North Caroliniana, and resources for the blind and physically handicapped."
The mission of the State Library of Ohio is to "Lead and partner in the development of library services throughout Ohio, promote and enable resource sharing among libraries and library networks, provide access to information for Ohio’s state government, and provide specialized services to Ohio’s residents."
"The State Library of Pennsylvania provides information for State Government and citizens while collecting and preserving our written heritage through materials published for, by, and about Pennsylvania."
"The Tennessee State Library and Archives (TSLA) collects and preserves books and records of historical, documentary and reference value, and promotes library and archival development throughout the state."
"The mission of the Department of Libraries (DOL) is to collect, organize, and disseminate information and library materials in a variety of formats to the three branches of State government, libraries statewide, the general public, and Vermonters with special needs; to support and strengthen local libraries; to foster new means for statewide cooperation and resource sharing among all types of libraries; and to increase public awareness of libraries and their services and to act as an advocate on their behalf."
The mission of the Washington State Library is to “Collect, preserve, and make accessible to Washingtonians materials on the government, history, culture, and natural resources of the state, provide leadership and coordination of services to all libraries in the state of Washington, support the information needs of residents in state institutions and of the visually impaired, serve as the primary source in the region for published information from the federal government.”
"The mission of WVLC is to promote, assist, and support the development of effective and efficient library services that ensure all citizens in the state access to the highest quality library services and information resources to meet their needs."