Library Policies


The library board has established these policies to govern the library. These policies serve as a blue print for effective library operation, underscore the library's service philosophy and ensure that customers receive consistent service.  The policies are reviewed regularly to help guarantee that they remain timely.  Click on the links at the left to read specific policies.



Section 1:  Library Governance

  1. Welcome Statement, Applicability Statement, Disclaimer, and Employee Acknowledgement
  2. City Code
  3. Board of Trustee Bylaws
  4. Mission Statement
  5. Purpose & Objective Statement
  6. Library Bill of Rights, Freedom to Read & Freedom to View Statements

Section 2:   Library Interactions

  1. Cooperation With Other Libraries
  2. Gifts and Memorial Gifts
  3. Volunteers

Section 3:  Patron Access

  1. Library Cards Policy
  2. Material Restrictions Policy
  3. Overdue Library Materials and Fines Policy
  4. Loan Periods
  5. Request for Reconsideration and Form
  6. Computer Policy
  7. Internet Policy and Parental Permission Slip
  8. Wireless Internet Access Policy
  9. Social Media Policy

Section 4:  Confidentiality

  1. Confidentiality of Library Records

Section 5:  Library Conduct

  1. Library Conduct Policy
  2. Unattended Children and Disruptive Behavior
  3. Incident Report Policy and Form
  4. Cell Phone Use Policy

Section 6:  Public Services

  1. Public Services Policy
  2. Public Services Provided by Fee Policy
  3. Public Relations Policy
  4. General Meeting Room Use Policy and Form
  5. Study / Tutor Room Use Policy
  6. Food and Drink Policy
  7. Bulletin Board Policy
  8. Test Proctoring

Section 7: Library Staff

  1. Staff Development Policy
  2. Personnel Policy
  3. Unplanned Closings Policy
  4. Leveled Emergency Plan for Epidemic / Pandemic Situations
  5. Personnel Policy – COVID-19

Section 8:  Collection Development

  1. Collection Development Policy
  2. DVD/Movie Circulation Policy
  3. Gifts to Collection Policy
  4. Weeding Collection Policy

5.  Solicitation Policy