About Us

BOARD OF TRUSTEES 2.0

2.1 Bylaws of the Board of Trustees
2.1.2 Electronic 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 The Public (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
3.17.1 Food and Drink
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
3.20.2 Service Animals in the Library Policy
3.21 Public Relations Policy
3.22 Health and Safety Policy
3.30 Makerspace

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 Volunteers and Community Service

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 or damaged materials
5.4 Materials Availability
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
7.6 Reference