Adopted by the Board of Trustees 3/20/2018
Content and Issuance of Policies PDF
A formal method is required to establish and record policies for the East Greenbush Community Library
Policies of the East Greenbush Community Library shall be established by the Board of Trustees of the library to codify library operating routines. Writing, issuing, and assuring conformance to library procedures shall be the responsibility of the Library Director.
Terms and Definitions
Library Policy: Policies document decision made to implement the Board’s plans and to achieve its objectives. Policies may begin with the recognition of a need by the Library staff.
Board: The term board refers to the Board of Trustees of the East Greenbush Community Library
Library: Library is understood to mean the East Greenbush Community Library.
The development and updating of policies is the responsibility of the appropriate Committee and must be approved by the Board of Trustees prior to issuance.
Internal procedures do not fall under this policy and are the responsibility of the Library Director.
Roles and Responsibilities
Library Staff: Report policy needs to Library Director
Library Director: Write, issue, and assure conformance to library procedures
Board: Develop, update, and approve library policies.