Policies

Sumner Public Library Policy Manual

Sumner Public Library Policy Manual- February 21, 2022 (PDF)

 

SUMNER PUBLIC LIBRARY
Table of Contents

Administration and Governance:
Library Information………………………..…………………………………..........………...…..….. 2
Emergency Closing Policy…………………………………………..........………...…….……….….3
Pandemic Plan…..………………………………………………………………........….…...............4
Mission Statement…………………………………………………………………….......................11
City of Sumner Municipal Code – Chapter 21– Library Board of Trustees……..….………….12
Board Bylaws………………………………………………………………………….......................16
Purchasing Policy.…………………………………………………………………….......................18
Collection Development…………..………………………………………………..…...........….…..20
Library Bill of Rights………………………………………………………………...........................24
The Freedom to Read……………………………………………………………............……........25
Freedom to View & Free Access to Libraries for Minors ……………………..........……..….....29
Confidentiality of Library Records………………………………………………………................31
Conduct Policy……………....………………………………………………..………..…................35
Unattended Child Policy………………………………………..………..………..……...…............39
Gifts, Memorials, & Donations..…………………………………………..………….………..........40
Circulation Policy:
Library Card…….……………………………...............……………………............…………......42
Late Fees…………..…………………………………………................………………………......42
Overdue Materials……………………………………………………………...............………......43
Renewals…………………………………………………………………….….………...................43
Reserves…………………………………………………………………….………........................43
Interlibrary Loans…………………………………………………………….…….........................44
Open Access…………………………………………………………………………......................44
Computer Usage…………………………………………………………..……………..................44
Copier…………………………………………………………………………………..................…44
Audiovisual and Other Equipment……………………………………………………..............…44
Internet/Computer Policy…………………………….…………………………………….............45
American’s with Disabilities Act Compliance Policy………………………….......………….…..47
Security Camera Policy………………………..………………………………........………….…..51
Program Room Policy…………………………….…………………………...........…......…………...52     
Volunteer Policy…………………………….………………………………………..............…….…..55    
Trustee Description & Application…………………………………………………........…...…....57
Long Range Plan………………………………….…………………………………........….........59

 

Appendix:
A.    ADA-Request for Services …..........................................................................….64
B.    ADA-Discrimination Form............................................................................……..65
C.    Expression of Concern …….........................................................................……66
D.    Volunteer Application………............................................................................….67
E.    Volunteer-Confidentiality……..............................................................................69
F.    Program Room Reservation …............................................................................70
G.    Library Use by Sex Offenders Against Minors Procedure & Application ………..72