Current Town of Chester Library Policies

(Number following policy indicates year updated or created. No date means policy has not been adopted)

Updated 5/18/22

Board of Trustees

By-Laws - 21

Conflict of Interest - 14

Whistle Blower Policy - 21

Sexual Harassment Policy - 21

Rules of Conduct - 99


Collection Development/Censorship

Selection of Materials - 01

Freedom to Read (ALA)

Freedom to View (ALA)


Computer and Internet

Computer & Internet Use - 22

Fax Machine Use - ?

Copier Use/Copyright Policy

Wireless Use

Website

General Data Protection Regulation

Equipment Disposal - 08



Disaster Response

Emergency Closure - 20

Disaster Recovery

Emergency Situation Response - 15

Active Shooter Procedures

Library Closure Policy

Fire Safety

Opioid Prevention Measures

Workplace Safety/Violence Prevention

Patriot Act



Financial Controls

Endowment Policy

Gifts Policy - 19

Petty Cash Procedure


Lending Rules

Shut-in Program

Borrowing Lending Policy - 21

Overdue & Lost Items

Damaged Items

Non-resident Borrowing

Library Standards

Standards

Long Range Plan

       

Patron Confidentiality

Law Enforcement Inquiry Guidelines

Disclosure of Library Records

Patron Privacy Policy 

Patron SSN Policy


Personnel

Town of Chester Employee Handbook

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

Assistant Director

Clerk/Aide



Public Space

Public Meeting Guidelines

Fine Arts Exhibits - 02

Exhibits & Display Cases - 01

Incident of Vandalism Report Form

Public Accident Policy

Reporting Incidents of Problem Behavior

Patron Accident Report Form

Patron Banning

Patron Rules of Conduct

Patron Complaints

Safe Child/Unattended Children - 14

Vulnerable Adults

Problem Behavior

Safe Child Policy

Safety/Incident Reports
Current Covid Re-opening Plan (now Phase 4B) - 22


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