Library Policies, Procedures & Plans Repository

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Budget Presentation
Fox River Valley Public Library District
PDF icon 05_2018 Board Presentation Budget.pdf
After attending the Government Finance Officers' Association annual conference, we constructed a... more
May 23, 2018
2.0 Board Bylaws and Governance
South Holland Public Library
PDF icon 2.0 Board Bylaws & Governance 2018-08-27.pdf
Totally revised Bylaws and Governance.
August 27, 2018
1.0 General Governance Policies
South Holland Public Library
PDF icon 1.0 General Library Policies 2018-03-26.pdf
General governance polices for the Library separate from Board Governance
March 26, 2018
Crisis Management Plan - Romeoville Branch
White Oak Library District
File Crisis Management Plan - RV.docx
December 7, 2016
Crisis Management Plan - Lockport Hill Branch
White Oak Library District
File Crisis Management Plan - LP.docx
December 7, 2016
Crisis Management Plan - Crest Hill Branch
White Oak Library District
File Crisis Management Plan - CH.docx
December 7, 2016
Records Confidentiality Policy
White Oak Library District
Microsoft Office document icon WOLD Records Confidentiality Policy.doc
September 27, 2017
Public Comment Policy
White Oak Library District
Microsoft Office document icon WOLD Public Comment Policy.doc
December 15, 2015
Board Bylaws
LaGrange Public Library
PDF icon GOVERNANCE POLICY 2017.pdf
May 1, 2017
FOIA Requests
LaGrange Public Library
File FOIA Requests.docx
May 1, 2017
Public Comment Policy
Midlothian Public Library
PDF icon Public Comment.pdf
September 21, 2017
Board of Trustees Bylaws
Midlothian Public Library
PDF icon BYLAWS Reviewed 2017.pdf
September 21, 2017
Disaster Emergency Response Plan
Rock Island Public Library
PDF icon Disaster Emergency Response Plan.pdf
Response and recovery plan drafted by our disaster tearm comprised of staff, management, and... more
February 21, 2017
Safety Policy, Disaster Preparedness, and Recovery Plan
Milledgeville Public Library
File App 13 Safety, disaster prepare, recovery.docx
Safety policy includes Office safety, Housekeeping safety, Equipment safety, and Bodily fluids... more
September 20, 2015
Technology Plan
Milledgeville Public Library
File App 12 Technology plan.docx
September 20, 2010
Staff Orientation
Milledgeville Public Library
File App 10 Staff orientation.docx
Physical plant; Library services
September 20, 2017
ALA Ethics Statement for Public Library Trustees
Milledgeville Public Library
File App 2 ALA ethics trustees.docx
From the ALA.
September 20, 2017
Public Comment Policy
Milledgeville Public Library
File App 3 MPLD public comment policy.docx
September 20, 2017
Trustee orientation
Milledgeville Public Library
File App 1 Trustee orientation.docx
Trustee orientation steps and guidelines
June 12, 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
Personnel Policy
Milledgeville Public Library
File 9 Personnel policy.docx
Management policy; Administrative policy; Salaries and hours; Sick leave, bereavement leave,... more
June 12, 2017
Volunteers and Friends
Milledgeville Public Library
File 6 Volunteers and friends.docx
Volunteers; Friends
June 12, 2017
By-Laws
Milledgeville Public Library
File 2 By-laws.docx
Meetings of the board; Officers; Duties and responsibilities; Investment of public funds policy
June 12, 2017
Organization and administration
Milledgeville Public Library
File 1 Organization and administration policy.docx
History, Government, Support, Mission Statement, and Long Range Plan
June 12, 2017
Public Comment
Lincolnwood Public Library District
PDF icon Policies Governing Public Public Comment at Board and Committee Meetings confirmed March 2014.pdf
This policy provides information and guidelines concerning public comment at Board and Committee... more
March 20, 2014
Gift & Donation
Lincolnwood Public Library District
PDF icon Gift Recognition Policy Approved 8-20-2015.pdf
The Board of Trustees actively encourages gifts and contributions that will help the Library better... more
August 20, 2015
Public Participation at Board Meetings
Hinckley Public Library District
File Public Participation at Board Meetings Policy 2.13.17.docx
February 13, 2017
Organization Chart
South Holland Public Library
PDF icon 1.10 Organization Chart 2017-10-23.pdf
October 23, 2017
Travel Reimbursement Policy
Hinsdale Public Library
PDF icon Travel Reimbursement Policy 2016.pdf
Reimbursement of travel expenses for employees and officials of the Hinsdale Public Library shall... more
November 30, 2016
Purchasing and Authority to Spend
Hinsdale Public Library
PDF icon Purchasing and Authority to Spend 2016.pdf
In general, all supplies, materials, equipment, and contractual or professional services will be... more
July 7, 2016
Prohibited Gifts Policy
Hinsdale Public Library
PDF icon Prohibited Gifts Policy 2015.pdf
The regulations of Sections 5-15 (5 ILCS 430/5-15) and Article 10 (5 ILCS 430/10-10 through 10-40)... more
November 18, 2015
Gifts to Library
Hinsdale Public Library
PDF icon Gifts to Library 2015.pdf
All donations and gifts to the Library are subject to applicable Illinois statutes as well as the... more
April 29, 2015
Bylaws
Hinsdale Public Library
PDF icon BYLAWS 2015.pdf
February 25, 2015
Investment Policy
Hinsdale Public Library
PDF icon Investment Policy 2015.pdf
August 11, 2015
Marketing plan
Bartlett Public Library District
PDF icon 2013-16 MarketingPlan.pdf
December 10, 2013
Marketing plan
Park Ridge Public Library
PDF icon PRPL Marketing Plan_1216.pdf
November 10, 2015
FOIA policy
Heyworth Public Library District
PDF icon Freedom_of_Information_Act_2010._APPROVED_10.11.16.pdf
June 13, 2017
FOIA policy
Saint Charles Public Library District
PDF icon SCPLD_FOIA_Policy.pdf
We also have a list of documents on our website under the FOIA heading (in addition to this policy... more
June 13, 2017
Whistle-blower policy
Poplar Creek Public Library District
PDF icon PCPLD_Whistleblower_Policy_from_Employee_Manual.pdf
December 14, 2016
Library board bylaws
Helen M. Plum Memorial Public Library District
PDF icon Bylaws_August_2016_0.pdf
September 6, 2016
Library board bylaws
Lincolnwood Public Library District
PDF icon Bylaws_Amended_November_19_2015_0.pdf
September 1, 2016
Authority to spend policy
Helen M. Plum Memorial Public Library District
PDF icon B-5_Authority_to_Spend.pdf
July 7, 2016
Fiscal accountability policy
Winnetka-Northfield Public Library District
File Fiscal_Accountability_Policy-Revised_May_18,_2015.docx
July 7, 2016
Board evaluation of library director form
LaGrange Public Library
File board_eval_of_director-form_2.docx
We stole it from Oak Park many years ago.
May 16, 2016
Library equipment for board members policy
Aurora Public Library
File Library_equipment.docx
February 5, 2016
Director evaluation policy and forms
Genoa Public Library District
File Genoa_Public_Library_Director_Evaluation_policy.docx
File GPL_Director_Evaluation_final_form.docx
File GPL_Director_Evaluation_form.docx
File GPL_Library_Director_Position_Description_0.docx
File Library_Director_Performance_Review_Form.docx
September 22, 2015
Director evaluation form
Three Rivers Public Library District
File TRPLD_Director's_evaluation.docx
September 22, 2015
Fund balance and asset capitalization policies
Geneva Public Library District
File Fixed_Asset_Capitalization_Policy_with_Formatting.docx
File FUND_BALANCE_POLICY11.12.docx
September 2, 2015
Fund balance and investment policies
Lisle Library District
File Policy_710.docx
File POLICY_720.docx
August 5, 2015
Public comment policy
Fountaindale Public Library District
PDF icon FPLD_Public_Comment_Rules.pdf
October 23, 2014

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