Policies

American Library Association Statements endorsed by Latah County Library District

Administrative Policies

The following documents are posted in PDF format.

Table of Contents

1. Mission Statement

2. GENERAL POLICIES
2.1. District-Provided E-mail Accounts
2.2. District Computers
2.3. Children’s Internet Protection Act (CIPA)
2.4. Patron Conduct Code
2.5. Internet Use
2.6. Copiers Printers Fax machines (public use)

3. COLLECTION DEVELOPMENT (includes the following)
3.1. Materials selection and de-selection
3.2. Basis for Policy
3.3. Community Served
3.4. Selection of Library Materials
3.5. Adult Collection
3.6. Collections for Youth and their Families
3.7. Special Collections
3.8. Northwest History
3.9. Parent Resource Center (PRC)
3.10. Professional Collection
3.11. Maintenance & De-Selection Guidelines
3.12. Censorship and Reconsideration of Library Materials
3.13. Donated Library Materials
3.14. Internet Use
3.15. Recycling Possibilities
3.16. Appendices: ALA Statements (See above links)

4. CIRCULATION AND PATRON RELATIONS
4.1. Access to Library Cards
4.2. Loss of Privileges
4.3. Replacement of and Damages to Materials
4.3. Attachment to Administrative Policy 4.3
4.4. Confidentiality
4.5. Reciprocal Borrowing
4.6. Interlibrary Loan
4.7. Access to library services – ADA
4.8. Public Comments
4.9. Patron Challenge to Books and Materials

5. PUBLIC SERVICE
5.1. Operation hours – Holidays – Closure
5.2. Programming
5.3. Displays
5.4. Schools
5.5. Public Use of Library Space

6. BUILDINGS AND FACILITIES
6.1. Facility Policy and Agreements with Cities
6.2. Safety

7. MANAGEMENT STATEMENTS
7.1. Surplus Items
7.3. Public Records
7.4. Record Retention Schedule
7.5. References
7.5. Attachment to Administrative Policy 7.5: LCLD Waiver - Applicant Information Release Form
7.6. Donations other than library materials

8. FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARIES (includes the following)
8.1. Relationship to District

9. DISTRICT FOUNDATION (includes the following)
9.1. Relationship to district
9.2. Copy of by-laws

10. VOLUNTEERS

Financial Policies

Financial Policies (includes the following)

1.0 Fiscal Year
2.0 Financial Reporting
3.0 Annual Budget Development
4.0 Budget Format
5.0 Annual Audit
6.0 Fiscal Control
7.0 Cash Handling Policy
8.0 Disposition for LCLD Cash Resources
9.0 Donations
10.0 Grants

Personnel Policies

The following documents are posted in PDF format.

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