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BOARD OF TRUSTEES 2.0

2.1 Bylaws of the Board of Trustees
2.1.2 E-Mail Communications Among Library Trustees
2.2 Ethics Statement for Library Trustees
2.3 Public participation at Library Board Meeting

PUBLIC USE OF THE LIBRARY  3.0

3.1 Library Bill of Rights
3.2 Mission, Vision, and Values
3.3 Freedom to Read Statement
3.4 Freedom to View Statement
3.5 Community Information – Distribution and Posting Policy
3.6 Identity Protection
3.7 Complaints From Patrons (Other than on materials)
3.8 Confidentiality of Records
3.9 Exhibits and Displays
3.10 Freedom of Information
3.10.1 Organization Chart
3.10.2 FOIA Request Form (FOIA Requests are handled by the City of Elmhurst)
3.11 Group Study Rooms
3.12 Hours of Service and Holidays
3.13 Internet Access
3.14 Meeting Rooms
3.15 Safety of Children in the Library
3.16 Library Programming
3.17 Public Conduct in the Library
3.17.1 Food and Drink Policy
3.18 Solicitation and Selling in the Library
3.19 Social Media
3.20 Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)
3.20.1 Accessibility Concern Form

LIBRARY OPERATIONS   4.0

4.1 Contractor Liability
4.2 Emergency Closings
4.3 Donations and Partnerships
4.4 Payment for Goods and Services
4.5 Purchasing
4.9 Volunteer and Community Service Positions

CIRCULATON 5.0

5.1 Library Cards
5.1.1 Eligibility Requirements
5.1.2 Library cards – Lost/Stolen/Replacement
5.2 Loan Policy on EPL materials
5.3 Lost/Damaged Materials
5.4 Materials Availability
5.4.1 Photocopy Service
5.5 Overdues and/or Claimed Returned Materials

LIBRARY MATERIALS  6.0

6.1   Collection Management
6.1.4.5 Library Materials Reconsideration Form – Print Materials
6.1.4.6 Library Materials Reconsideration Form – Audio Visual Materials
6.1.4.7 Self-Published Materials Form
6.3 Sale or Disposition of Library Material
6.4 Electronic Device Policy

SERVICES 7.0

7.2 Service to the Elmhurst Business Community
7.3 Service to Elmhurst Schools
7.4 Outreach Services
7.5 Service to Persons with Disabilities
7.6 Reference