Policy Highlight: Required Policies & 2014 Annual Report Data

Does your library have the following policies, and is each board member and your library director familiar with them? Are the policies easily accessible? Please read below to find the questions and responses relating to policies that were compiled from the 2014 Annual Reports. Each policy question cites relevant laws that requires them, when appropriate. (Source: Public and […]

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Policy Spotlight: Policy Resources and Tips

The following is designed to assist in navigation and to provide more insight into policy topics while using LTA’s Policy Database: General Information Tips by Category Legal Resources Other Resources LTA Policy Database Search Features Handbook Highlight: Suggested Policy Categories Public Library Law in NYS by Robert Allan Carter www.nylto.org Designing a “Policy Development Template” […]

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“Ask Joe Eisner” — Which Policies Are Required?

Featured Question and Answer by Joe Eisner: Q: Are there certain policies or plans that a library is required to have? A: In reviewing the information in the DLD link, Meeting Standard #4 Written Policies, note that it is suggested, but not mandated, that libraries adopt certain policies — many of which are outlined in […]

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