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                                                              6

   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                                                                                   10

GIFTS, MEMORIALS, DONATIONS                                            10

INTELLECTUAL FREEDOM                                                         11

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                                             16

NONDISCRIMINATION, EQUITY, DIVERSITY, INCLUSION…      16

ONYX MACHINE                                                                        16

PERSONNEL                                                                              17

  CONFLICT OF INTEREST                                                          17

   EMPLOYEE DRESS CODE                                                        17

   STAFF PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT                                 17

   VOLUNTEERS                                                                         18

PHOTOGRAPHY AND VIDEO                                                     18

PUBLIC SERVICES AND PROGRAMS                                         18

  CIRCULATION OF LIBRARY MATERIALS                                  19

  EQUIPMENT LOAN                                                                  20

  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             29

APPENDIX A: WPL HEALTH EMERGENCY RESPONSE PLAN     30

APPENDIX B: REQUEST FOR RECONSIDERATION…                  35

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