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Library Policies

Section 1 – Introduction

1.1   The Board

1.2   Chief Executive Officer/Chief Librarian

1.3   Mission, Vision and Values

1.4   Policy Authority & Maintenance

1.5   Intellectual Freedom

1.6   Service Eligibility

1.7   Suspension of Borrowing Privileges

1.8   Responsibilities and Conduct of Library Users Statement

1.9   The Appeal Process

 

Section 2 – Collections & Services

2.1   The Collection

2.2   Circulation (Borrowing)

2.3   Information Services

2.4   Freedom of Information & Privacy Policy

2.5   Interlibary Loans 

2.6   Programming

2.7   Displays of Community Information

2.8   Sales on Library Premises

2.9   Meeting Rooms

2.10  Computer & Internet Access Policy

2.11  Security Video

 

Section 3 – Financial

3.1   Tangible Capital Assets Policy

3.2   Cash Control

3.3   Financial Responsibility & Accountability

3.4   Gifts & Fundraising

3.5   Investments

3.6   Purchasing and Signing Authority

3.7   Reserve Fund

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3.10  Travel, Education & Other Allowable Expenses

3.11  Endowment Fund

 

Section 4 – Board as Employer

4.1   Recruitment, Selection and Hiring

4.2   Employee Code of Conduct

4.3   Occupational Health and Safety

4.4   Confidentiality

4.5   Respect in the Workplace

4.6   Prevention of Violence in the Workplace

4.7   Responsible Use of Technology

4.8   Whistleblower

 

Section 5 – Board Procedures

5.1   Rules of Procedure

5.2   Timetable for Board Chair

5.3   Advisory Committee Terms of Reference

5.4   Finance Committee Terms of Reference

5.5   Planning and Policy Committee Terms of Reference

5.7   Distribution of Board Information

5.8   Media Policy

5.9   Board Evaluation

5.10 Code of Ethics

5.11  Users’ Statement of Rights

5.12  Branch Development

5.14  Social Media

5.15  Board Orientation