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The Library is governed by policies adopted by the Board of Trustees and implemented by the Director and staff. Some policies are mandated by state law. Others have been adopted as needed by the library. State library standards suggest periodic review of library policies. Here is a list of current library policies, their suggested review intervals and the date of our most recent review.

PolicySuggested Review IntervalLast Review
Collection Development Policy 2 years6/20/2012
Confidentiality Policy2 years4/17/2013
Disposal Policy 2 years6/18/2014
Emergency Succession Policy2 years10/21/2015
Ethics Policy2 years3/20/2013
Gift Policy2 years


Harassment-Free Workplace Policy2 years9/16/2015
Internet Access Policy 2 years6/12/2013
Media Relations & Photography Policy      2 years10/23/2013
Meeting Room Policy2 years8/19/2015
Naming Policy2 years6/17/2015
Operating Policy2 years5/15/2013
Personnel Policy2 years2/19/2014
Posting Policy 2 years7/17/2013
Purchasing Policy2 years1/18/2012
Reference Policy  2 years4/17/2013
Use of the Library   2 years6/18/2014
Youth in the Library Policy2 years6/18/2014


Additional Guidelines:

Guidelines Governing Use of the Library (pdf)

Líneas guía que gobiernan el uso de la Biblioteca (pdf)

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