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Section A — Purpose and Objectives

Introduction,
Employment-at-will Classification

Section B — Library Board

Board of Trustees,
Board Meetings,
Public Comment during Board Meetings,
Board Meeting Appearance Slip
By-laws, including statement on nepotism and conflict of interest

Section C — Use of the Library

Use of Library,
Smoking, drugs, and alcohol on library property,
Cell phone use,
Food and drinks in the library,
Patron Behavior Policy,
Unattended Children,
Animal Policy

Section D — Hours of Operation

Library Hours,
Legal Holidays,
Emergency Closing Procedures

Section E — Accidents, Incidents

Accident Report Form,
Incident Report Form

Section F — Research

Reference and Research Services

Section G — Safety Plan

Camera Surveillance Policy,
Dangerous Weapons Policy

Section H — Circulation Policy

Evergreen Indiana,
GDCPL circulation policy,
Interlibrary Loan,
Fine Waiving Programs

Section I — Fines / Fees

Overdue Materials,
Other Charges,
Computer lab costs,
Non-Resident Card Fee,
Notary Service

Section J — Equipment

Telephone,
Policy for Loan of Audio-Visual Equipment (and form)

Section K — Computer/Network Use Policy

Patron Access,
Computer Availability,
Equipment,
Printing and Saving Data,
Internet Access,
Liability Exemption

Section L — Meeting Rooms

Purpose,
Guidelines,
Availability,
Scheduling and cancellations,
Room and equipment set up,
Fees,
Responsibility

Section M — Collection Development

Library Bill of Rights,
Materials Selection,
Indiana Collection,
Materials Selection Tools,
Censorship and Areas of Controversy,
Areas of Limited Acquisition,
Gifts,
Complaints,
Discarding

Section N — Administrative Policies

Purchasing Policy,
Credit Card Use Policy,
Access to Public Records,
Patron Confidentiality,
Investment Policy,
Capital Assets Threshold,
Sending and receiving electronic fund transfers,
Establishment of materiality threshold,
Internal Controls Standards

Section O — Staff Recruitment and Selection

Recruitment,
Selection,
Probationary Period,
Limited Criminal History Background Check

Section P — Employment Issues

Salary,
Annual Raises,
Work Performance,
Longevity,
Changing Classifications,
Experience Bonus,
Work Period,
Performance Evaluations,
Telecommuting Policy

Section Q — Benefits

Paid Time Off,
Maternity Leave,
PTO Awarded by Classification (Work Day),
Holidays,
Bereavement,
Jury Duty,
Deferred Compensation,
AFLAC,
Group Life Insurance,
Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA),
Infant-at-work Policy

Section R — Travel and Moving

Mileage,
Employee Expenses, Travel Policy
Moving and Interview Expense Policy

Section S — Staff Responsibilities

Attendance,
Attitude and Conduct,
Staff Meetings,
In-services,
Dress Code,
Arrest Policy

Section T — Drug-Free Workplace

Drug Free Workplace and Alcohol Policy,
Certification by Employee

Section U — Training and Career Development

Professional Meetings,
Civic Activities,
Tuition Reimbursement

Section V — Staff Separation

Separation,
Automatic Resignation,
Disciplinary Action,
Steps in Disciplinary Action,
Grievance procedures