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.

Circulation Policy
Midlothian Public Library
PDF icon Circulation Policy 2017.pdf
October 18, 2017
Equipment Policy
Wilmington Public Library District
PDF icon Equipment Policy 05-17.pdf
Updated for Hot Spots
September 28, 2017
Collection Development Policy
White Oak Library District
Microsoft Office document icon WOLD Collection Development Policy.doc
September 27, 2017
Collection Development Policy
LaGrange Public Library
File COLLECTION DEVELOPMENT POLICY.docx
April 18, 2017
Interlibrary Loan Policy
Midlothian Public Library
PDF icon Interlibrary Loan Policy 2017 revisions.pdf
September 21, 2017
Gifts, Donations, and Sponsorships Policy
Midlothian Public Library
PDF icon Gifts, Donations and Sponsorships 2017 revisions.pdf
September 21, 2017
Collection Development Policy
Midlothian Public Library
PDF icon Collection Development 2017 revisions.pdf
September 21, 2017
Charges & Service Fees
Midlothian Public Library
PDF icon Charges and Fees 2017-2.pdf
September 21, 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
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
Materials Selection and Weeding
Milledgeville Public Library
File 3 Materials selection and weeding policies.docx
Purpose; Selection guidelines; Weeding policy; Gifts and donations (including memorials);... more
June 12, 2017
Materials Selection Policy
McHenry Public Library District
PDF icon MaterialSelectionPolicyRevisedMarch192015.pdf
Materials Selection Policy/Collection Development Policy
September 20, 2017
Gift/Donation Policy
Trinity Christian College
File Gift Policy.docx
The donation and gift policy for Jennie Huizenga Memorial Library was drafted by the library staff... more
September 19, 2017
Circulation Policy
Aurora Public Library
File Circulation Policy 2016.docx
December 21, 2016
Material Selection Policy
Prospect Heights Public Library District
PDF icon Materials Selection Policy March 2015.pdf
March 25, 2015
Collection Development Policy
Hinsdale Public Library
PDF icon Collection Development Policy 2016.pdf
July 7, 2016
Collection Development Policy
Fox River Grove Public Library District
PDF icon Collection Development Policy jan 2017.pdf
January 17, 2017
Collection development procedures
Hinsdale Township High School District #86
PDF icon CollectionDevelopment.pdf
Created in 2010 by certified librarians in both school buildings. Includes vision/mission... more
March 1, 2010
Policy on disposal of surplus material
Wilmington Public Library District
PDF icon Disposal_of_Surplus_Materials_06-16.pdf
May 1, 2017
Shelving manual
Heyworth Public Library District
File Staff_Shelving_Manual_REV8.15.docx
Our shelving manual has been adapted from many of the libraries who have kindly published theirs... more
February 15, 2017
Gifts and donations policy
Park Ridge Public Library
File Policies.docx
January 27, 2017
WiFi hotspot lending policy and form
Green Hills Public Library District
File Wi-FiHotspotLendingPolicy.docx
File Wi-FiHotspotLendingPolicyAcknowledgementForm.docx
We require the user to sign an acknowledgement form when the item is checked out for the first time... more
January 16, 2017
Bicycle lock circulation procedure
Woodstock Public Library
File 20161128schwarz.docx
We buy relatively inexpensive locks and lanyard and check each set out till the end of that day (so... more
November 28, 2016
Donation gift form
Deerfield Public Library
File gift_form.docx
January 15, 2016
Local author collection development guidelines
Highland Park Public Library
File local_author_collection.docx
May 14, 2015