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Policy TypeSubjectPolicy NameShort DescriptionLibrary NameCityStatePolicy Link
OperationsCirculationCirculationDetails circulation periods, addresses overdues & losses, and moreBerthoud Community Library DistrictBerthoudCOhttps://www.dropbox.com/s/tyyf3eyc3gv9t7e/Berthoud-CO-Circulation.doc?dl=0
OperationsCode of ConductPatron Responsibilities and ConductBeyond patron conduct, includes detail about unsupervised and/or disruptive childrenSecurity Public LibrarySecurityCOhttps://www.dropbox.com/s/h393p3c9lw5ww8f/Security-CO-PatronResponsibilities.docx?dl=0
FacilityMeeting Room UseCommunity Room UsePublic use of the library's meeting roomBerthoud Community Library DistrictBerthoudCOhttps://www.dropbox.com/s/9m5hnuuqavwcaql/Berthoud-CO-CommunityRoomUse.doc?dl=0
TechnologyComputer & Internet UseComputer & Internet Safety & UseInternet safety is an emphasis, includes conditions under which patrons can use computersBerthoud Community Library DistrictBerthoudCOhttps://www.dropbox.com/s/uabim48o87j0555/Berthoud-CO-Computer%26InternetSafety%26Use.doc?dl=0
FacilityEmergency ClosingEmergency ClosingGuides when library is closed (and who makes the decision) due to severe weather, emergencies, power failure and moreBerthoud Community Library DistrictBerthoudCOhttps://www.dropbox.com/s/l3qatg690606hcg/Berthoud-CO-EmergencyClosing.doc?dl=0
FinanceBudgetFinancialEstablishes guidelines to ensure fiscal accountability, appropriate use of funds, reporting, and compliance with lawsBerthoud Community Library DistrictBerthoudCOhttps://www.dropbox.com/s/vqc8axbxvzc92m3/Berthoud-CO-financial.doc?dl=0
OperationsPrivacyPrivacyConfidentiality statement, treatment of records, information stored, relationship to other web sites, and moreBerthoud Community Library DistrictBerthoudCOhttps://www.dropbox.com/s/1t67x339ur7uwmm/Berthoud-CO-Privacy.doc?dl=0
PersonnelVolunteersVolunteersHow the library handles adult, teen & court-appointed volunteers. Includes expectations.Berthoud Community Library DistrictBerthoudCOhttps://www.dropbox.com/s/dr0rhgkx2brj164/Berthoud-CO-Volunteers.doc?dl=0
Governance & AdministrationBylawsBylawsDescribes duties and responsibilities of Board of Trustees for advisory board of a municipal libraryBurlington Public LibraryBurlingtonCOhttps://www.dropbox.com/s/dud0rzqastc2zi0/Burlington-CO-BoardByLaws.docx?dl=0
FinancialPurchasingCredit Card UsageGuidelines for employee use of organization issued credit cardsColorado Library ConsortiumCentennialCOhttps://www.dropbox.com/s/nxmw0v9mu1s4s85/Centennial-CO-CreditCardUsage.docx?dl=0
OperationsPatron BehaviorNotice of Banning to GuardianForm to use for notifying guardian on record that a juvenile has been bannedMonterey County Free LibrariesMonterey CountyCAhttps://www.dropbox.com/s/nx1vfoq2ai3repa/Monterey%20County-CA-BanningJuvenileForm.doc?dl=0
OperationsPatron BehaviorNotice of BanningForm to use for notifying patron who has been bannedMonterey County Free LibrariesMonterey CountyCAhttps://www.dropbox.com/s/hcntoyolm9ky9fk/Monterey%20County-CA-BanningPatronForm.doc?dl=0
OperationsPatron BehaviorBehaviorPatron conduct, inappropriate behavior for adults and juveniles, banning procedureMonterey County Free LibrariesMonterey CountyCAhttps://www.dropbox.com/s/kiv2rt1bqe7glcf/Monterey%20County-CA-PatronBehavior.docx?dl=0
OperationsPatron BehaviorBanning Appeal LetterForm letter for patron to appeal being banned Monterey County Free LibrariesMonterey CountyCAhttps://www.dropbox.com/s/0ivph1144lrpjrp/Montery%20County-CA-BanningAppealForm.doc?dl=0
PersonnelJob DescriptionAssistant DirectorJob description for Assistant DirectorPope County Library SystemRussellvilleARhttps://www.dropbox.com/s/ae78ujspnjseeen/Russellville-AR-PersonnelJobDescriptionAD.pdf?dl=0
PersonnelJob DescriptionAssistant DirectorJob description for Director of BranchesPope County Library SystemRussellvilleARhttps://www.dropbox.com/s/aa0bidi6wlteyf7/Russellville-AR-PersonnelJobDescriptionDirectorBranches.pdf?dl=0
FacilityMeeting Room UseMeeting Room Rules & ProceduresPublic use of the library's meeting roomScoville Memorial LibrarySalisburyCThttps://www.dropbox.com/s/t6wq0vox3ltucyv/Salisbury-CT-MeetingRoomUse.docx?dl=0
TechnologyComputer & Internet UseComputer/Interet UseAddresses CIPA complianceDayton Public LibraryDaytonIAhttps://www.dropbox.com/s/uvwri9b1o13abf1/Dayton-IA-ComputerInternetUse.pdf?dl=0
PersonnelTime OffLeave of Absence with PayCovers PTO for permanent part-time staff: funerals, sick leave, unscheduled closingsMonticello Public LibraryMonticelloIAhttps://www.dropbox.com/s/ewmytonqe4uv87u/Monticello-IA-Personnel%20PTO.docx?dl=0
FacilityEmergency ClosingUnscheduled ClosingsGuides when library is closed (and who makes the decision) due to severe weather, emergencies, power failure and moreMonticello Public LibraryMonticelloIAhttps://www.dropbox.com/s/36ccd0wkh7czc4i/Monticello-IA-UnscheduledClosing.doc?dl=0
FacilityMeeting Room UseMeeting Room UsePublic use of the library's meeting roomNorth Liberty Community LibraryNorth LibertyIAhttps://www.dropbox.com/s/723h3mol9dqu4sp/North%20Liberty-IA-MeetingRoomUse.doc?dl=0
PersonnelJob DescriptionAssociate DirectorJob description for Associate DirectorAbilene Public LibraryAbileneKShttps://www.dropbox.com/s/qgweyl70qk68y4q/Abilene-KS-PersonnelJobDescriptionAD.pdf?dl=0
PersonnelDress CodeDress and AppearanceExpectations for dress and other appearance factors such as piercings; library provides allowance for specified uniform shirts.Lincoln Parish LibraryRustonLAhttps://www.dropbox.com/s/ltjizb6a1ovgaao/Ruston-LA-PersonnelDressCode.doc?dl=0
FacilityMeeting Room UseHedbring Community RoomPublic use of the library's meeting room, includes responsibilities of community user and library staffGreenwich Free LibraryGreenwichNYhttps://www.dropbox.com/s/kthc9sz1ov1g1sp/Greenwich-NY-MeetingRoomUse.pdf?dl=0
FacilityEmergency ClosingHazardous Weather ConditionsGuides when library is closed (and who makes the decision) due to severe weather, emergencies, power failure and moreToledo Public LibraryToledoORhttps://www.dropbox.com/s/zg1y2paz323kf14/Toledo-OR-HazardousWeather.pdf?dl=0
TechnologySocial MediaSocial MediaAppriopriate uses of social media when acting as a library staff member, also includes guidelines for staff when using personal social media accountsSouth Carolina State LibraryColumbiaSChttps://www.dropbox.com/s/jnys39i08gyfnlq/Columbia-SC-SocialMedia.pdf?dl=0
OperationsPhoto ReleasePhoto ReleaseLibrary's use of photos of participants in library programs and activitiesEdith B. Siegrist Vermillion Public LibraryVermillionSDhttps://www.dropbox.com/s/o9wjkgpn0jmaun5/Vermillion-SD-PhotoRelease.pdf?dl=0
PersonnelTime OffLeave BenefitsSpecific time off situations including hazardous weather, bereavement, leave without pay, absence without permissionBolivar-Hardeman County LibraryBolivarTNhttps://www.dropbox.com/s/4dj32ndzmjr4h8w/Bolivar-TN-Personnel.PTO.pdf?dl=0
FacilityMeeting Room UseCarnegie Room UsePublic use of the library's meeting room, includes agreement for use of the Carnegie RoomBrownwood Public LibraryBrownwoodTXhttps://www.dropbox.com/s/enj0dy5j7av80of/Brownwood-TX-MeetingRoomUse.pdf?dl=0
FacilityMeeting Room UseBuchanan Room MeetingPublic use of the library's meeting room, includes reservation formVan Zandt County LibraryCantonTXhttps://www.dropbox.com/s/d8zon5yj3iwu1ju/Canton-TX-MeetingRoomUse.pdf?dl=0
PersonnelBehavior Expectations for StaffReasonable Expectation of Adult BehaviorTips from Texas State Library for writing HR policy addressing reasonable staff behaviorTexas State LibraryAustinTXhttps://www.dropbox.com/s/9c98liwy930bbgm/TexasStateLibrary-HR-ManagementTips.pdf?dl=0
FacilityMeeting Room UseLibrary Meeting and Study RoomPublic use of the library's meeting roomAmerican Fork LibraryAmerican ForkTXhttps://www.dropbox.com/s/33a68a5235hown9/American%20Fork-UT-MeetingRoomUse.docx?dl=0
TechnologyComputer & Internet UseInternet UsePublic use of internet and library staff responsibilities. Includes wifi use policySoutheast Arkansas Regional LibraryMonticelloARhttps://www.dropbox.com/s/wyx3umbgzukfoa8/Monticello-AR-InternetUse.docx?dl=0
Governance & AdministrationPublic Records RequestRequests for Public RecordsGoverns research, retrieval, costs for requests for public records. Contains state specific legal references.Berthoud Community Library DistrictBerthoudCOhttps://www.dropbox.com/s/nih2i7jw639qyjn/Berthoud-CO-PublicRecordsRequest.docx?dl=0
Governance & AdministrationPublic Records RequestRequests for Public Records FormForm for public use when requesting recordsBerthoud Community Library DistrictBerthoudCOhttps://www.dropbox.com/s/fgoz4pde1b1egu9/Berthoud-CO-PublicRecordsRequestForm.docx?dl=0
TechnologyComputer & Internet UseWifi Usage TemplateTemplate for wifi usage policy, developed by CLiC (Colorado Library Consortium). Includes examples of unacceptable and illegal use of internet.Colorado Library ConsortiumCentennialCOhttps://www.dropbox.com/s/0n2cej2dw486un8/Centennial-CO-WifiUseTemplate.docx?dl=0
TechnologyComputer & Internet UseComputer & InternetGeneral use of internet, including wifi, and public computersParis Public LibraryParisILhttps://www.dropbox.com/s/sihzcre4uvtqmj9/Paris-IL-ComputerInternetUse.doc?dl=0
TechnologyTech CirculationHotspot CirculationCovers circulation of WiFi hotspots, includes process for borrowing and returning.Elgin Community LibraryElginOKhttps://www.dropbox.com/s/yfu14apblcvx251/Elgin-OK-HotspotCirculation.docx?dl=0
TechnologyTech CirculationHotspot Borrowing AgreementPatron agreement for borrowing WiFi hotspotsElgin Community LibraryElginOKhttps://www.dropbox.com/s/pwdusgpwt62u0yq/Elgin-OK-HotspotBorrowingAgreement.docx?dl=0
OperationsCirculationCricut Explore KitCovers circulation of Cricut machine, kit contents, references for how to use CricutKendallville Public LibraryKendallvilleINhttps://www.dropbox.com/s/zlr1t3stdffgv0c/Kendallville-IN-CricutExploreKit.pdf?dl=0
TechnologyTech CirculationMobile WiFi HotspotCovers circulation of WiFi hotspots. Includes process for borrowing and returning as well as patron agreement.William F. Laman Public LibraryNorth Little RockARhttps://www.dropbox.com/s/qjstqaqr686cyan/NorthLittleRock-AR-Mobile%20WiFi%20Hotspot.pdf?dl=0
FacilityFacility useLibrary FacilitiesUse of meetings rooms, equipment, and displays and exhibitsPlattsmouth Public LibraryPlattsmouthNEhttps://www.dropbox.com/s/69z2bvgqn9h3cx8/Library%20Facilities.pdf?dl=0
PersonnelDrug & AlcoholDrug and AlcoholApplies to library staff and use of drugs and alcoholLanglois Public LibraryLangloisORhttps://www.dropbox.com/s/ru8m7x5h6p2x4rl/Langlois%20OR%20-%20Drugs%20and%20Alcohol.docx?dl=0
FacilityOwner's RepOwner's Project Representative AgreementAgreement between a library and an owner's rep, used for building constructionGreenwich Free LibraryGreenwichNYhttps://www.dropbox.com/s/ligt8nn1ytwb2sw/Greenwich%20NY%20-%20Owner%27s%20Rep.pdf?dl=0
PersonnelDrug & AlcoholDrug and Alcohol UseApplies to library staff and use of drugs and alcoholNorth Liberty Community LibraryNorth LibertyIAhttps://www.dropbox.com/s/twky5360phq3a2u/North%20Liberty-IA-Drug%20and%20Alcohol.docx?dl=0
PersonnelDrug & AlcoholDrug and Alcohol TestingOutlines reasons when a drug/alcohol test will be initiatedOakland City-Columbia Township Public LibraryOakland CityINhttps://www.dropbox.com/s/kyycspwqbz4jplu/Oakland%20City%20IN%20-%20Drug%20%26%20Alcohol%20testing.docx?dl=0
OperationsCustomer ServiceCustomer Service StandardsExpected staff behaviors that support excellent customer serviceBerthoud Community Library DistrictBerthoudCOhttps://www.dropbox.com/s/mp737o8maqrbsyi/Berthoud%20-%20CO%20-%20Customer%20Service%20Standards.pdf?dl=0
FacilityPublic Posting & DistributionInformation Distributionguidelines for use of public bulletin boards and information distribution areaCrook County LibraryPrinevilleORhttps://www.dropbox.com/s/h7nlg0wougjgtdu/Prineville%20OR-Information%20Distribution.pdf?dl=0
FacilityPublic Posting & DistributionDisplay of Posters, Pamphlets, Flyersguidelines for use of public bulletin boardsMontgomery-Floyd Regional LibraryChristiansburgVAhttps://www.dropbox.com/s/tth6zlqt1ihcn0k/Christiansburg-VA-Display%20of%20posters.pdf?dl=0
FacilityPublic Posting & DistributionUse of Community Bulletin Boardsguidelines for use of public bulletin boardsPittsylvania County Public Library SystemChathamVAhttps://www.dropbox.com/s/a9cnn4vbqilwax8/Chatham-VA-community%20bulletin%20boards.doc?dl=0
FacilityPublic Posting & DistributionDisplay and Distribution of Free Materialsguidelines for use of public bulletin boards and information distribution areaStaunton Public LibraryStauntonVAhttps://www.dropbox.com/s/6kkrp57wijpa9e1/Staunton-VA-Display%20and%20distribution%20materials.docx?dl=0
FacilityPublic Posting & DistributionCommunity Bulletin Boardguidelines for use of public bulletin boards, drafted by Bee Cave city attorneyBee Cave Public LibraryBee CaveTXhttps://www.dropbox.com/s/fb1v2cxoedlb0wj/Bee%20Cave-TX-CommunityBulletinBoard.pdf?dl=0
PersonnelJob DescriptionPart Time Library AssistantSpecific to Youth & Teen Services library assistantBolivar-Hardeman County LibraryBolivarTNhttps://www.dropbox.com/s/uop3i5eqz3x0gj4/Bolivar-TN-Library%20Assistant%20Youth%20services.pdf?dl=0
PersonnelJob DescriptionPart Time Library AssistantGeneral part time library assistantBolivar-Hardeman County LibraryBolivarTNhttps://www.dropbox.com/s/gg90yte7a3ufcaf/Bolivar-TN-Library%20Assistant.pdf?dl=0
PersonnelVolunteersEthical Dozen for Friends of the Library12 best practices for Friends of the Library groupsFriends of Tennessee LibrariesTalbotTNhttps://www.dropbox.com/s/wd50fhlbvlg60xx/Talbot-TN-Friends%20Ethics%20and%20Responsibilities.pdf?dl=0
FacilityEmergency ClosingInclement WeatherIncludes severe weather procedures, staff schedules, library service during disastersCross County LibraryWynneARhttps://www.dropbox.com/s/uf8yp697xhwg4i5/Wynne-AR-Inclement%20Weather.pdf?dl=0
Governance & AdministrationDisaster PlanDisaster PlanIncludes procedures for a variety of disasters evacuation, active shooter, bomb threat, explosion, fire, floodWilliston Community LibraryWillistonNDhttps://www.dropbox.com/s/sug020xaxtt6ug6/Williston-ND-DisasterPlan.pdf?dl=0
FacilityEmergency ClosingInclement Weather Procedures for emergency/weather closingsWadsworth LibraryGeneseoNYhttps://www.dropbox.com/s/e0av67nvlmdv7t0/Geneseo-NY-WeatherEmergency%20Closings.docx?dl=0
FacilityEmergency ClosingInclement WeatherProcedures for emergency/weather closingsPlattsmouth Public LibraryPlattsmouthNEhttps://www.dropbox.com/s/oiumkxtzvkpeeza/Plattsmouth-NE-Inclement%20Weather.pdf?dl=0
PersonnelTime OffFringe Benefitspaid and unpaid leave for a variety of situationsCross County LibraryWynneARhttps://www.dropbox.com/s/wyb2v48s39wnh1c/wynne-AR-Fringe%20Benefits.pdf?dl=0
PersonnelTime OffBereavement LeaveLeave with pay due to death of family memberTaos Public LibraryTaosNMhttps://www.dropbox.com/s/9txbmaqb3kexipk/Taos-NM-Bereavement%20Leave.pdf?dl=0
PersonnelTime OffFuneral/Bereavement LeaveLeave with pay due to death of family memberBrownwood Public LibraryBrownwoodTXhttps://www.dropbox.com/s/k4sx3dcmi60r0c5/Brownwood-TX-%20Funeral%20Leave.pdf?dl=0
OperationsPatron BehaviorPublic Use of Youth AreasCovers use of youth computers and children and teen areasVan Zandt County LibraryCantonTXhttps://www.dropbox.com/s/3sjgizyzy43mhgg/Canton-TX-Public%20Use%20of%20Youth%20Areas.pdf?dl=0
OperationsLibrary UsePublic ServicesIncludes internet and computer use, reference, reader's advisory, ILL, programming, exam proctoringPlattsmouth Public LibraryPlattsmouthNEhttps://www.dropbox.com/s/vgpbmijvvgoujas/Plattsmouth-NE-Public-Services.pdf?dl=0
TechnologyComputer & Internet UsePublic Access Computer Usage & Internet SafetyGeneral guidelines for use of public computers, includes CIPA complianceGreenwood-Leflore Public Library SystemGreenwoodMShttps://www.dropbox.com/s/1epxmguvuhuofji/Greenwood-MS-Computer%20Internet%20Use.doc?dl=0
PersonnelVolunteersVolunteer ApplicationRockbridge Regional Library SystemLexingtonVAhttps://www.dropbox.com/s/28f8079dx62mdih/Lexington-VA-Volunteer%20Application.pdf?dl=0
PersonnelVolunteersVolunteer ApplicationBolivar-Hardeman County LibraryBolivarTNhttps://www.dropbox.com/s/2wzia73sprte5c3/Bolivar-TN-Volunteer%20Application.pdf?dl=0
OperationsUnattended ChildrenUnattended Children & Vulnerable Adultsguidelines to provide safe environmentSan Juan Island LibraryFriday HarborWAhttps://www.dropbox.com/s/u4w5kvj1ud3mz4l/Friday%20Harbor-WA-Unattended%20Minors.pdf?dl=0
OperationsUnattended ChildrenChild Safetyguidelines on handling unattended childrenEast Morgan County Library DistrictBrushCOhttps://www.dropbox.com/s/sgywxh0dzpjotyw/Brush-CO-Child%20Safety.pdf?dl=0
OperationsUnattended ChildrenLibrary Child Safetyguidelines on handling unattended childrenNorth Liberty Community LibraryNorth LibertyIAhttps://www.dropbox.com/s/a4l9m5aq2c60f71/NorthLiberty-IA-Library%20Child%20Safety.pdf?dl=0
OperationsWeaponsWeapons Open CarryOpen carry of firearms and bladed weaponsLiberty Hill Public Library DistrictLiberty HillTXhttps://www.dropbox.com/s/usiloa0qhxvs2g9/Liberty%20Hill-TX-Open-Carry-Weapons.pdf?dl=0
Governance & AdministrationFinancesFinancial Ensures fiscal accountability, appropriate use of funds, and compliance with laws, ordinances and accepted accounting practicesNorthern Saguache County Library DistrictSaguacheCOhttps://www.dropbox.com/s/t276i1c0jdhcyzo/Saguache-CO-Financial.pdf?dl=0
PersonnelEmployee HandbookEmployee Handbookcomplete employee handbookNorthern Saguache County Library DistrictSaguacheCOhttps://www.dropbox.com/s/f7cwzwkwhlwy3p6/Saguache-CO-Employee%20Handbook.pdf?dl=0
TechnologyTech CirculationGoPro Kitcirculating GoPro camera and accessory kitsNorthern Saguache County Library DistrictSaguacheCOhttps://www.dropbox.com/s/ddca84ypfmhhxk3/Saguache-CO-GoPro%20Kit.pdf?dl=0
OperationsPatron BehaviorAppropriate Patron ConductProvides for a safe and comfortable environmentNorthern Saguache County Library DistrictSaguacheCOhttps://www.dropbox.com/s/38udnlk8260ane7/Saguache-CO-Patron%20Conduct.pdf?dl=0
Governance & AdministrationBoard MeetingsCitizen Input & Conduct at Board MeetingsSample policy from State Library of IowaState Library of IowaDes MoinesIAhttps://www.dropbox.com/s/gk87n9a1mv1e0p9/Des%20Moines-IA-Sample-policy-on-citizen-input.pdf?dl=0
PersonnelHiringBranch manager Interview ChecklistTopics to cover during interviewPaulding County Carnegie LibraryPauldingOHhttps://www.dropbox.com/s/9sh5yfi4arzlvcb/Paulding-OH-%20Interview%20Checklist.pdf?dl=0
PersonnelHiringInterview Questions Library Clerk17 interview questionsPaulding County Carnegie LibraryPauldingOHhttps://www.dropbox.com/s/qlax7walxdtrzka/Paulding-OH-Interview%20Questions%20clerk.pdf?dl=0
PersonnelHiringNew Hire ChecklistIncludes forms and documents needed during onboardingPaulding County Carnegie LibraryPauldingOHhttps://www.dropbox.com/s/th8iua8rmupcwy3/Paulding-OH-New%20Hire%20Checklist.pdf?dl=0
PersonnelHiringNew Employee Orientation ChecklistTasks associated with onboarding a new staff memberPaulding County Carnegie LibraryPauldingOHhttps://www.dropbox.com/s/yypzu7ixvldpixb/Paulding-OH-NewHireOrientation.pdf?dl=0
OperationsPatron BehaviorPublic ConductIncludes code of conduct for public and staff, unattended children and vulnerable adultsPlattsmouth Public LibraryPlattsmouthNEhttps://www.dropbox.com/s/d7d520bomgiuarm/Plattsmouth-NE-Public-Conduct.pdf?dl=0
OperationsYouth SafetyChild Safety & Vulnerable AdultsIncludes unattended children and vulnerable adults, caregiver responsibilities, staff guidelinesNorth Liberty Community LibraryNorth LibertyIAhttps://www.dropbox.com/s/a4l9m5aq2c60f71/NorthLiberty-IA-Library%20Child%20Safety.pdf?dl=0
OperationsProgrammingPerformer Confirmation & FAQAgreement for outside performersBee Cave Public LibraryBee CaveTXhttps://www.dropbox.com/s/tvgirq9x1otflkq/Bee%20Cave-TX-Performer%20Confirmation.pdf?dl=0
FacilityAnimalsAnimals in the LibraryAnimals that are prohibited, and allowable service animalsHoyt Lakes Public LibraryHoyt LakesMNhttps://www.dropbox.com/s/uxda705hw6hyazj/Hoyt%20Lakes-MN-ANIMALS%20in%20the%20Library.docx?dl=0
PersonnelStaff DevelopmentCore CompetenciesGuidelines for staff development and basic skills and knowledge necessaryLillie M. Evans Library DistrictPrincevilleILhttps://www.dropbox.com/s/o820jm5hd8f3m4a/Princeville-IL-Core%20Competencies.pdf?dl=0
PersonnelSexual HarassmentSexual HarassmentGoverns both patrons and library staffHampshire County Public LibraryRomneyWVhttps://www.dropbox.com/s/schd4rl5pm77liw/Romney-WV-Sexual%20Harassment.pdf?dl=0
OperationsPatron BehaviorLibrary BehaviorProvides for a safe and comfortable environmentHampshire County Public LibraryRomneyWVhttps://www.dropbox.com/s/z1ftkt9kvf0m033/Romney-WV-patronconduct.pdf?dl=0
OperationsPatron BehaviorCode of ConductProvides for a safe and comfortable environmentEnfield Public LibraryEnfieldCThttps://www.dropbox.com/s/o40xrbmt86q3a95/Enfield-CT-Code%20of%20Conduct.pdf?dl=0
Governance & AdministrationPandemicPandemicEstablishes the protocol to be used in the event of a pandemicPrescott Valley Public LibraryPrescott ValleyAZhttps://www.dropbox.com/s/5dhuah50ff7ojga/Prescott%20Valley-AZ-Pandemic%20Policy.pdf?dl=0
Governance & AdministrationPandemicPandemic Response ProceduresIncludes precautionary health measures, moderated services, temporary closuresDanvers Township LibraryDanversILhttps://www.dropbox.com/s/anrh2g4r4o2w8u8/Danvers-IL-Pandemic%20Response%20Procedures.docx?dl=0
Governance & AdministrationPandemicPandemic Response ProceduresIncludes precautionary health measures, moderated services, temporary closuresVespasian Warner Public LibraryClintonILhttps://www.dropbox.com/s/0qxugr2l3bggmzx/Vespian%20Warner-IL-Pandemic%20Response%20Procedures.docx?dl=0
Governance & AdministrationPandemicPandemicEstablishes the protocol to be used in the event of a pandemicSoutheast Arkansas Regional LibraryMonticelloILhttps://www.dropbox.com/s/mkz5sgriy7fbv0k/SEARL-AR-Pandemic%20Policy.docx?dl=0
Governance & AdministrationPandemicPandemicEstablishes the protocol to be used in the event of a pandemicCardington-Lincoln Public LibraryCardingtonOHhttps://www.dropbox.com/s/ymdakocnnqmt2vr/Cardington.Lincoln-OH-Pandemic%20Policy.docx?dl=0
Governance & AdministrationPandemicPandemic ResolutionBoard resolution to establish Pandemic PolicyCardington-Lincoln Public LibraryCardingtonOHhttps://www.dropbox.com/s/aq2sf7gqrp21uxi/Cardington.Lincoln-OH-Pandemic%20Resolution.docx?dl=0
Governance & AdministrationPandemicEpidemic/Pandemic & Health EmergencyEstablishes the protocol to be used in the event of a pandemicOwensville Carnegie Public LibraryOwensvilleINhttps://www.dropbox.com/s/94ml5jup43o2frm/Owensville-IN-Epidemic.Pandemic%20Policy.docx?dl=0
Collection ManagementGifts, Donations, MemorialsDonationOutlines what library accepts and how donations of materials are usedLaurel Public LibraryLaurelDEhttps://www.dropbox.com/s/3bkjqn26twoy51n/Laurel-DE-DonationPolicy.pdf?dl=0
FacilityMeeting Room UseStudy RoomIncludes policy and procedures for use of study rooms. Excludes use of community room.Laurel Public LibraryLaurelDEhttps://www.dropbox.com/s/6euonusnjna8zp2/Laurel-DE-StudyRoomPolicies.pdf?dl=0
FacilityExhibitsArt ExhibitParameters of exhibits to be displayedGrand County Public LibraryMoabUThttps://www.dropbox.com/s/wytexiqgsxi8a79/Moab-UT-Art%20Exhibit.pdf?dl=0
FacilityArt AcquisitionArt AcquisitionPurchasing and accepting gifts of art for public displayGrand County Public LibraryMoabUThttps://www.dropbox.com/s/d6faf153oxreceg/Moab-UT-Art-Acquisition.pdf?dl=0
Governance & AdministrationBylawsBylaws for the Grand County Public Library Board of DirectorsBoard BylawsGrand County Public LibraryMoabUThttps://www.dropbox.com/s/9meaowadaoess86/Moab-UT-Board%20Bylaws.pdf?dl=0
FacilityPublic Posting & DistributionBulletin Board & DisplayCovers bulletin boards, displays, and distribution of free materialGrand County Public LibraryMoabUThttps://www.dropbox.com/s/nwcdrk38ympebl9/Moab-UT-Bulletin%20Board%20%26%20Display.pdf?dl=0
OperationsCirculationCirculationBrief policy including loan periods and a few other itemsGrand County Public LibraryMoabUThttps://www.dropbox.com/s/jrlzbhnlu7u91ag/Moab-UT-Circulation.pdf?dl=0
OperationsPatron BehaviorCode of ConductIncludes inappropriate behavior, unattended children, and suspension of library privilegesGrand County Public LibraryMoabUThttps://www.dropbox.com/s/gdloy9bpxsdzn0c/Moab-UT-Code%20of%20Conduct.pdf?dl=0
Collection ManagementCollection DevelopmentCollection DevelopmentIncludes selection, weeding, gifts, and challengesGrand County Public LibraryMoabUThttps://www.dropbox.com/s/41y7fahbx4geaz4/Moab-UT-Collection%20Development.pdf?dl=0
OperationsPatron BehaviorPatron Behavior Policy GuidelinesProvides guidelines for creating a Patron Behavior PolicyNANAKShttps://www.dropbox.com/s/szbpzmbrfygx0ks/Guidelines-KS-Patron%20Behavior.doc?dl=0

 

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