Library Policies

Patron Policies

Acceptable Use Policy (updated 2014)

Community Room Policy (updated 2013)

Exhibits and Displays Policy and Waiver (updated 2005)

Non-Resident Policy (updated 2015)

Patron Conduct Policy (updated Sept. 2015)

3D Printer Policy And Procedure (updated 2015)

Professional Policies

Library Bill of Rights (American Library Association)

Freedom to View Statement (American Library Association)

Freedom to Read Statement (American Library Association)

Code of Ethics (American Library Association)

Library Policies

Collection Management Policy  (adopted January 2016)

Rochester Public Library Keys and Building Access Policy (adopted Feb. 2015)

Board Bylaws (updated December 2015)

Circulation Policy (updated 2016)

Disaster Plan (updated 2014)

Disposal of Surplus Library Materials (updated 2013)

Policy Division of Responsibility (updated December 2015)

Ethics Ordinance (adopted 2013)

Freedom of Information Act Policy and Forms (adopted 2013)

Gifts to the Library (updated 2013)

Inter-Library Relationships Policy (updated 2015)

Investment of Public Funds (updated 2015)

Library Books Sales and Sales Tax Liability (updated 2014)

Library-Initiated Program Policy (adopted 2002)

Material Reconsideration Form (updated 2008)

Public Participation at Board Meetings (adopted 2012)

Severe Weather and Emergency Closing Policy  (updated 2014)

Personnel Policies

Personnel Policy (updated 2016)

Library Planning

Strategic Plan (updated 2010)

Technology Plan (updated 2014)