Library Policies, Procedures & Plans Repository

Documents have been contributed by member libraries and have not been screened by RAILS. Before adopting or adapting one for your library, you should check its compliance with current laws and regulations.

Exam Proctoring
Fox River Grove Public Library District
PDF icon FRGML Exam Proctoring Policy.pdf
February 7, 2018
Circulation Policy
Midlothian Public Library
PDF icon Circulation Policy 2017.pdf
October 18, 2017
Unattended Child Policy
White Oak Library District
Microsoft Office document icon WOLD Unattended Child Policy.doc
April 24, 2007
Registered Sex Offender Policy
White Oak Library District
Microsoft Office document icon WOLD Registered Sex Offender Policy.doc
February 26, 2013
Patron Behavior Policy
White Oak Library District
Microsoft Office document icon WOLD Patron Behavior Policy.doc
December 15, 2015
Program Participant's Consent Policy
Midlothian Public Library
PDF icon Program Participant's Consent Policy.pdf
September 21, 2017
Identity Protection Policy
Midlothian Public Library
PDF icon Identity Protection Policy Rev 2017.pdf
September 21, 2017
Charges & Service Fees
Midlothian Public Library
PDF icon Charges and Fees 2017-2.pdf
September 21, 2017
Patron Behavior Policy
Midlothian Public Library
PDF icon Behavior Policy 2017 Revisions 2.pdf
September 21, 2017
Meeting Room Policy
Kane County Law Library & Self Help Legal Center
File Meeting Room Policy.docx
The Kane County Law Library... more
January 25, 2017
Rules of Conduct
Kane County Law Library & Self Help Legal Center
PDF icon Rules of Conduct.pdf
Library has established rules of conduct to promote a safe environment and an atmosphere conducive... more
December 1, 2016
Internet Usage Policy
Milledgeville Public Library
File App 9 Internet use.docx
Procedures; Use by minors; Acceptable use; Disclaimer
September 20, 2017
Challenging a book
Milledgeville Public Library
File App 5 Request for reconsideration of materials.docx
Request for Reconsideration of Library Resources guidelines and forms
September 20, 2017
Public Comment Policy
Milledgeville Public Library
File App 3 MPLD public comment policy.docx
September 20, 2017
Workplace Policies
Milledgeville Public Library
File 10 Workplace policies.docx
Drug-free workplace; Blood borne pathogens; Sexual harassment; Immigration compliance; Emergency... more
June 12, 2017
Internet Usage Policy
Milledgeville Public Library
File 8 Internet use policy.docx
Internet usage policies
June 12, 2017
Reading Groups
Milledgeville Public Library
File 7 Reading groups.docx
Book clubs; Reading groups
June 12, 2017
Borrowing Policy
Milledgeville Public Library
File 4 Borrowing policy.docx
Residents or property owners within Wysox Township; Non-residents; Borrower's cards; Lending... more
June 12, 2017
Public Participation at Board Meetings
Hinckley Public Library District
File Public Participation at Board Meetings Policy 2.13.17.docx
February 13, 2017
Fines and Fees
Hinckley Public Library District
File Fines and Fees Policy 2.13.17.docx
February 13, 2017
9.0 Circulation Policy
South Holland Public Library
PDF icon 9.0 Circulation 2018-10-22.pdf
October 22, 2018
PCI Security Policy
Hinsdale Public Library
PDF icon PCI Security Policy 2016.pdf
The purpose of this policy is to establish guidelines for processing payments with credit/debit... more
January 27, 2016
Confidentiality of Records
Hinsdale Public Library
PDF icon Confidentiality of Records 2015.pdf
Personally identifiable information about library users must be kept confidential in accordance... more
November 18, 2015
ILL Policy
Hinsdale Public Library
PDF icon ILL Policy 2015.pdf
The Hinsdale Public Library makes every effort to maintain a collection that satisfies the needs of... more
March 24, 2015
Circulation Policy
Hinsdale Public Library
PDF icon Circulation Policy 2016.pdf
January 27, 2016
Circulation Policy
Hinsdale Public Library
PDF icon Circulation Policy 2016.pdf
January 27, 2016
Behavior Policy
Hinsdale Public Library
PDF icon Behavior Policy 2014.pdf
Any behavior by a patron is prohibited which, in the opinion of Library staff, infringes on the... more
November 19, 2014
Incident report form
Quincy Public Library
PDF icon SKM_C45817060913180.pdf
Attached are our patron incident and accident forms. We keep them on file even if the police or... more
June 9, 2017
Incident report form
Hillside Public Library
File paper_incident_report.docx
Here is my Incident Report. I make it available to staff in an electronic, fillable format and a... more
June 9, 2017
Incident report form
Prairie Skies Public Library District
File PRAIRIE_SKIES_PUBLIC_LIBRARY_ACCIDENT_Report.docx
June 8, 2017
Business library cards
Fox River Valley Public Library District
PDF icon Ord_2017-01_Nonresident_Cards.pdf
In addition, our Policy Manual which contains Board approved policies addresses library card... more
May 18, 2017
Homebound delivery policy
Hinckley Public Library District
File Homebound_Delivery_Policy_1.9.17.docx
February 3, 2017
Library card application for nursing home residents
Midlothian Public Library
PDF icon Aperion_Care.pdf
We issue library cards to residents in a local nursing home according to the same library card... more
January 25, 2017
Public policies and procedures manual
McHenry Public Library District
PDF icon 20161115scholtz2.pdf
November 15, 2016
Patron conduct policy
Bourbonnais Public Library District
PDF icon 20161104mccully.pdf
November 4, 2016
Guidelines for banning patrons
Joliet Public Library
PDF icon PT14a._GUIDELINES_FOR_BANNING_PATRONS_-_ADOPTED_05_15_2014_5.pdf
September 26, 2016
Loss of library privileges (banning) policy
Kankakee Public Library
File banning_policy_B_5.docx
September 26, 2016
Computer use and internet access policy
Morton Public Library District
File 07_Computer_Use_&_Internet_Access_Policy_915_0.docx
July 19, 2016
Public internet policy
Helen M. Plum Memorial Public Library District
PDF icon U-7_Internet_Policy_0.pdf
July 19, 2016
Public posting policy
Morton Public Library District
File 12_Public_Posting_Policy.docx
April 13, 2016
Bulletin board policy
Riverside Public Library
File Bulletin_Board_Policy.docx
April 12, 2016
Meeting room and special events applications
Riverside Public Library
File PUBLIC_MEETING_ROOM_APPLICATION.docx
File SPECIAL_EVENTS_USE_APPLICATION.docx
March 17, 2016
Volunteer application
Cary Area Public Library District
PDF icon Volunteer_application.pdf
February 11, 2016
Petitions and surveys policy
Cary Area Public Library District
File Petitions_and_surveys.docx
November 6, 2015
Volunteer application forms
Prospect Heights Public Library District
PDF icon 2013_hs_and_adult_volunteer_application.pdf
PDF icon 2013-2014_jlv_application_school_year.pdf
March 31, 2015
Photographing and recording policy
Lake Villa Public Library District
File SP._Photographing_and_Recording_Date_-_Adopted_November_2014.docx
Here's our policy that is being adopted by our Board.
November 10, 2014
Public comment policy
Fountaindale Public Library District
PDF icon FPLD_Public_Comment_Rules.pdf
October 23, 2014
Public comment policy
Niles-Maine District Library
File Public_comments.docx
Here is the Niles policy adopted in 2011 and drafted by Klein, Thorpe & Jennings.
October 23, 2014