Racine Public Library Policies & Procedures
Click through the PDFs below to learn about the library’s policies, procedures, rules and guidelines. Want to know how long you can check items out for? Or how you can access the items in the library’s history room? The answers are below!
Policies and Procedures for Visitors
How does the library decide what to collect? How can the community make requests or complaints?
How does the library protect your privacy, and what information do you have access to?
How does the library decide what community information and exhibits to display?
Where does the library stand on visitors’ freedom to make their own choices about what to read?
How can visitors use the library’s internet and other electronic services?
What rules do library visitors need to follow? How does the library handle serious concerns?
What are some of the ways the library builds equity in its work?
How does the library build equity and diversity in its hiring, training and promotion?
Policies for Library Services
How can visitors use the library’s study, meeting, history and other rooms?
Policies and Procedures for Donors
What are the guidelines for getting your work included in the library’s collection?
Board of Trustees Policies and Procedures
What rules does the library’s board follow? Who is on the board?
How does the board review and assess the library’s executive director?
Staff Policies and Procedures
How does the library get rid of furniture and equipment it doesn’t need anymore?
How does the library care for its records, and how long does it keep different documents?
Racine Public Library Foundation Policies and Procedures
These policies are written and updated by the executive director with the guidance of the library’s leadership team. Then, the library’s board of trustees reviews and approves documents to finalize them.