910 MERIDIAN AVENUE
COZAD, NE 69130

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Monday-Thursday: 10-7pm
Friday: 10-5pm
Saturday: 10-1pm
Sunday: Closed




2024 Policies

2024 WILSON PUBLIC LIBRARY POLICIES INDEX (click above link for policies, page numbers listed below will help you find what you're looking for)


2024 WILSON PUBLIC LIBRARY POLICIES INDEX


ADVOCACY/MISSION AND OBJECTIVES                                1

   MISSION STATEMENT                                                           1

   GENERAL OBJECTIVES                                                        1

COLLECTION DEVELOPMENT                                                 1

  SELECTION OF MATERIALS                                                   2

  FORMATS COLLECTED                                                          2

  LABELING                                                                                3

CONFIDENTIALITY OF PATRON RECORDS                           3

CUSTOMER COMPLAINTS                                                        3

EMERGENCY, HEALTH, AND SAFETY                                      4

  ACCIDENTS, INJURIES & ILLNESS ON LIBRARY GROUNDS     4

  AED MACHINE                                                                         4             

   BAG CHECK/UNATTENDED ITEMS                                       4

   FIRE ALARM AND EXTINGUISHERS                                     4

   INSECT DAMAGE                                                                   5

   PUBLIC HEALTH EMERGENCY                                              5

 SECURITY CAMERAS                                                              5

   SERVICE, THERAPY & EMOTIONAL SUPPORT ANIMALS   6

   SEVERE WEATHER                                                                 6

EXHIBITS, DISPLAYS, BULLETIN BOARDS                              7

FACILITIES INCLUDING MEETING ROOMS                             7

   COMMUNITY ROOMS: USE AND RESERVATIONS               7

   PARKING                                                                                  9

   INDEMNIFICATION                                                                  9

FINANCE                                                                                     9

GIFTS, MEMORIALS, DONATIONS                                            10

INTELLECTUAL FREEDOM                                                        10

INTERNET: WIFI AND PUBLIC COMPUTER USE                     11

  WIRELESS CAPABILITIES                                                       13

LIBRARY BOARD MEETINGS AND AGENDA MATERIALS       13

LIBRARY CODE OF CONDUCT: PATRON BEHAVIOR              14

   DAMAGE TO LIBRARY (CITY) PROPERTY                           15

   UNATTENDED CHILDREN/SPECIAL NEEDS                        15

   PATRON DRESS CODE AND HYGIENE                                15

MARKETING AND SOCIAL MEDIA                                             15

NONDISCRIMINATION, EQUITY, DIVERSITY, INCLUSION…   16

PERSONNEL                                                                              17

  CONFLICT OF INTEREST                                                        17

   EMPLOYEE DRESS CODE                                                     17

   STAFF PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT                             17

   VOLUNTEERS                                                                         17

PHOTOGRAPHY AND VIDEO                                                    18

PUBLIC SERVICES AND PROGRAMS                                      18

  CIRCULATION OF LIBRARY MATERIALS                               19

  EQUIPMENT LOAN                                                                   19

  FAXING SERVICES                                                                   20

  FINES AND CHARGES                                                             20

  HOLIDAYS OR SPECIAL OCCASIONS                                    21

  IN-LIBRARY USE                                                                      22

  INSUFFICIENT CHECKS                                                          22

   INTERLIBRARY LOAN                                                             22

  LAMINATION/OVERHEAD PLASTIC                                        23

  LIBRARY CARDS AND BORROWING PRIVILEGES               23

  OPERATING HOURS                                                                24

  OUTREACH                                                                               24

  PRINTING/COPYING                                                                24

  PUBLIC PROGRAMS                                                                24

  REPLACEMENT OF LOST/DAMAGED MATERIALS               26

RECONSIDERATION OF LIBRARY MATERIALS                       26

WITHDRAWAL FROM COLLECTION AND BOOK SALES         28

APPENDIX A: WPL HEALTH EMERGENCY RESPONSE PLAN 30

APPENDIX B: REQUEST FOR RECONSIDERATION…              35

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On February 21, 2022, our yearly report given to the City Council was approved. It is available for viewing here.