The Carlsbad City Library serves the entire community, providing quality information, resources and evolving technologies to meet ever-changing community needs. This library creates a welcoming environment that supports the needs of the diverse citizenry as well as the city’s growing business community. Carlsbad Library creates a flexible learning environment that responds to evolving information technology and print and electronic media. It features multipurpose facilities that accommodate competing activities, such as a town meeting and a quiet reading area. Described as a library unlike any other in the county, the facility became a model to make libraries the community center of the 21st century.