The Lewis University Library will be a hub of intellectual activity fostering synergy and sanctuary in the quest for knowledge and wisdom. The library will offer diverse and dynamic resources and collections to its learning community in the spirit of academic inquiry and civic engagement . It will be an accessible academic center, a 21st century information exchange, and a valuable regional archive.

As a nexus of teaching and learning, the library will promote the creative and collaborative exploration and production of knowledge. The library will serve the varied needs of Lewis students, faculty, staff, alumni, and the greater metropolitan area.