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GCPL Operating Policies

 

INTRODUCTION

History of GCPL   110

Abbreviations   120


BOARD OPERATIONS

Bylaws   210

Public Participation at Board Meetings   215

Statement of Ethics for Library Trustees   250

Selection of Board Members   252

Voluntary Nature of Trustees’ Work   255

Sunshine Law - Meetings Minutes   270

Honors and Memorial by the Board   295


BUDGET AND FINANCE

Fund Balance   303

Budgetary Level of Control   304

Audit Committee   310

Execution of Contracts   331

Contracts - Bidding   332

Contracts - Real Property   333

Acceptance of Gifts (Non-book)   350

Retention and Disposal of Records   370

Records Retention schedule   370-B

Disclosure of Public Records   371

Credit Card Use   380

Investments   391

Hospitality   392


COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS

Friends of the Library  410

Specialized Support Groups   420

United Way   430

GCPL Foundation   440


FACILITIES AND EQUIPMENT

Hours of Service   510

Hours of Operation for Administrative Center   514

Holiday Closing   515

Snow Closing   516

Use of Library Vehicles   522

Hazard Communication   525

Chair Lift at Chardon Library   535

Smoking and Tobacco Products   540

Fax Services, Fees   550

Meeting Rooms - Library Activities   555

Meeting Rooms - Use by the Public   556

Meeting Rooms - Special Rules   557

Storage for Community Groups   561

Public Lockers   562

Public Rest Rooms   563

Bulletin Boards, Public Use   581

Parking Lots  595


COLLECTION DEVELOPMENT AND REFERENCE

Materials Selection Policy   610

Acceptance of Gift Books   620

Reference Policy    630

Genealogy and Local History Reasearch, Fees     635


INTERNET

Use by the Public   696


CIRCULATION

Confidentiality of Circulation Records   710

Eligibility Registration and Library Card Use   711

Retention of Records   712

Institution Cards   721

Outreach Registration   723

Exempt Borrowers   729

Loan Periods, Renewals, Fines, and Fees   731

Processing of Library Materials   745

Book Drops   752

Damaged Materials, Fees   766

Checks: Non-Sufficient Funds   768

Limits on Juvenile Borrowing   785

Emancipated Minors   786

Non-Circulating Items   791

Bookmobile Circulation Policy   793

Sale of Excess Library Materials   796


PROGRAMMING, EXHIBITS AND OTHER SERVICES

Computer and Internet Classes   801


PUBLIC RELATIONS

Workplace Violence   950

Behavior and Conduct in the Library   951

Youth Safety   952

Incident Report   953

Distribution of Literature of Other Organizations   960

Surveys   970

 

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