Dominica Library and Information Service (DLIS) functions include:

• To manage and or support libraries island-wide.

• To coordinate library development in Dominica. 

• To ensure the availability of credible information resources.

• To promote reading as an essential pillar for literacy and educational development 

• To promote/facilitate the effective and ethical use and application of  information. 

• To preserve Dominica’s historical and heritage documents and related materials.

• To collect all material written by Dominican’s and about Dominica.

• To ensure availability of information generated within Dominica and accessibility to information generated outside the country.  

• To contribute towards efforts at public awareness and collective responsibility.