Current Town of Chester Library Policies

Number following policy indicates year updated or created. No date (nd) with a purple link means unknown Board approval date.

No purple link means policy is suggested by the Minimum Library Standards but has not yet been adopted.

Updated 1/14/23

Board of Trustees

By-Laws - 21

Conflict of Interest - 14

Whistle Blower Policy - 21

Sexual Harassment Policy - 21

Rules of Conduct - 22

Friends Memo of Understanding - 21


Collection Development/Censorship

Selection of Materials - 22

Freedom to Read (ALA)

Freedom to View (ALA)


Computer and Internet

Computer & Internet Use - 22

Fax Machine Use - nd

Copier Use/Copyright Policy

Website

General Data Protection Regulation - 03

Equipment Disposal - 08



Disaster Response

Emergency Closure - 20

Disaster Recovery

Active Shooter Procedures

Fire Safety/Emergency Response - 15

Opioid Prevention Measures

Workplace Safety/Violence Prevention

Patriot Act



Financial Control

Endowment Policy

Gifts Policy - 22


Lending Rules

Shut-in Program - see Borrowing/Lending Policy

Borrowing/Lending Policy - 21

Non-resident Borrowing

Returned Ruined Item Policy - 00

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Library Standards

Standards

Long Range Plan

       

Patron Confidentiality

Law Enforcement Inquiry Guidelines - nd

Disclosure of Library Records

Patron Privacy Policy - 01 

Patron SSN Policy - 08


Personnel

Town of Chester Employee Handbook - 09

Attendance/Leave

Code of Conduct

Computer/Internet/Email/Social Media Use

Continuing Education

Discipline/Termination

Equal Employment Opportunity

Director’s Evaluation Policy - 07

Grievance Procedure

Harassment

Jury Duty

Nepotism

Orientation

Outside Employment

Personnel Records Access

Probationary Period

Recruitment/Hiring

Salary/Benefits

Volunteers

Whistleblower Protection

Job Descriptions:

Director - 01

Assistant Director - 01

Clerk/Aide - 20



Public Space

Public Meeting Guidelines

Fine Arts Exhibits - 22

Exhibits & Display Cases - 01

Patron Banning and Incident Report - 08

Patron Rules of Conduct - 22

Patron Complaints

Unattended Children - 22

Vulnerable Adults

Reporting Incidents of Problem Behavior - 00   

Safe Child Policy - 14

Safety/Incident Reports
Current Covid Re-opening Plan - 22