Library Policies, Procedures & Plans Repository

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Personnel Policy
Galva Public Library District
Microsoft Office document icon Personnel Policy.doc
Personnel Policy. Created by former library director. Amended and Updated by Library Board... more
September 10, 2009
Personnel Policy
Wilmington Public Library District
PDF icon Personnel 9-16.pdf
Includes most policies governing the staff except we have a separate PTO (Paid Time Off) policy for... more
September 28, 2017
Travel Reimbursement Policy
White Oak Library District
File WOLD Travel Reimbursement Policy.docx
December 20, 2016
Management & Professionals Handbook
White Oak Library District
Microsoft Office document icon Management & Professionals Handbook.DOC
This handbook establishes that management and professional library staff are held to a higher... more
December 7, 2016
Personnel Policy
White Oak Library District
Microsoft Office document icon WOLD Personnel Policy - Approved December 2016.doc
One policy to rule them all...
December 20, 2016
Personnel Manual
LaGrange Public Library
PDF icon PERSONNEL POLICY-2016 Dec.pdf
December 1, 2016
Volunteer Policy
Midlothian Public Library
PDF icon Volunteer Policy Rev 2017.pdf
September 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
Staff Orientation
Milledgeville Public Library
File App 10 Staff orientation.docx
Physical plant; Library services
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
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
Staff Policies and Manual
McHenry Public Library District
PDF icon MPLD staff policies2017.pdf
Lists all policies regarding staff for the McHenry Public Library District
September 20, 2017
Personnel Policy / Employee Handbook
Lincolnwood Public Library District
PDF icon LPLD Employee Handbook APPROVED May 15 2015.pdf
This policy provides employment policies and benefits available to employees.
May 15, 2015
15.0 Personnel Policy
South Holland Public Library
PDF icon 15.0 Personnel Policy 2018-05-21.pdf
The South Holland Public Library reviews and makes necessary revisions to its Personnel Policy... more
May 21, 2018
Employee Handbook
Hinsdale Public Library
PDF icon Employee Handbook 2014.pdf
This Employee Handbook (the Handbook) sets forth guidelines and expectations for employees of the... more
September 4, 2014
Personnel Policy Manual
Addison Public Library
PDF icon Personnel Policy Manual 5-2017.pdf
Compilation of all personnel policies for the Addison Public Library. Last revision date: 5/2017.
May 16, 2017
Time Off Donation Policy
New Lenox Public Library District
File Time Off Donation Policy.docx
June 1, 2012
Dress code policy
Aurora Public Library
File Dress_Standards_for_the_APL_-_Final_approved_by_board.docx
April 21, 2017
Dress code policy
Crystal Lake Public Library
PDF icon Dress_Code_Guidelines_2015.pdf
April 20, 2017
Tuition reimbursement request form
New Lenox Public Library District
File Tuition_Reimbursement_Request.docx
January 20, 2017
Travel reimbursement resolution
Fox River Valley Public Library District
PDF icon C.2_Travel_Expense_Authorization_Reimbursement.pdf
PDF icon C.2_Res_2016-07_ExpenseReimb.pdf
Our resolution is attached along with the explanatory cover sheet we gave our Board when... more
January 18, 2017
Staff performance guidelines
Naperville Public Library
File GuidelinestoStaffPerformance9-1-16.docx
January 13, 2017
Whistle-blower policy
Poplar Creek Public Library District
PDF icon PCPLD_Whistleblower_Policy_from_Employee_Manual.pdf
December 14, 2016
Technology checklists for new and departing employees
Vernon Area Public Library District
PDF icon 20161202trauth1.pdf
PDF icon 20161202trauth2.pdf
PDF icon 20161202trauth3.pdf
December 2, 2016
Staff policies and procedures manual
McHenry Public Library District
PDF icon 20161115scholtz1.pdf
November 15, 2016
Discipline documentation form
Poplar Creek Public Library District
File Discipline_Documentation_Form_0.docx
September 16, 2016
Discipline form
Homewood Public Library District
File discipline_form_0.docx
September 16, 2016
Personnel performance correction notice form
Lisle Library District
Microsoft Office document icon Performance_Correction_Notice_0.doc
File Supervisor_Guidance_Notice_0.docx
September 16, 2016
Employee workplace review survey form
Ella Johnson Memorial Public Library District
File Employee_Annual_Review_of_Workplace_Form.docx
I have implemented an annual employee review of the workplace survey that is filled out and... more
August 9, 2016
Paid leave policy
Naperville Public Library
File 3_9_PaidLeave_1.docx
August 4, 2016
Paid leave policy
Quincy Public Library
PDF icon Vac_leave_1.pdf
Our staff belong to a Labor Union. The appropriate sections of the contract are attached.
August 3, 2016
Staff internet policy
Helen M. Plum Memorial Public Library District
PDF icon P-26_Staff_Internet_0.pdf
July 19, 2016
Authority to spend policy
Helen M. Plum Memorial Public Library District
PDF icon B-5_Authority_to_Spend.pdf
July 7, 2016
Staff annual evaluation and self evaluation forms
Prospect Heights Public Library District
File Annual_Evaluation.docx
File Self-Evaluation.docx
June 3, 2016
Unpaid leave policy
Glenwood-Lynwood Public Library District
File glenwood_lynwood_unpaid_leave_time.docx
Because we have so many part time staff who do not qualify for FMLA we created a policy for them... more
May 25, 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
Personnel manual
LaGrange Park Public Library District
PDF icon personnelmanual2016_FINAL.pdf
April 21, 2016
Staff computer use policy
Lisle Library District
PDF icon Staff_Use_of_Library_Computing_Resources.pdf
April 21, 2016
Personnel manual
Prospect Heights Public Library District
PDF icon Personnel_Manual_2016_FINAL_DRAFT.pdf
It hasn't been formally approved yet - we want our attorney to do a final review first. We worked... more
April 21, 2016
Personnel policy handbook
Three Rivers Public Library District
PDF icon Personnel_policy_2-15.pdf
We are in the process of updating to address the pending FLSA changes which will drop some of our... more
April 21, 2016
Vacation policy
Northbrook Public Library
File Northbrook_Library_Vacation_Policy.docx
April 1, 2016
Paid leave policy
Naperville Public Library
File Paid_Leave_policy2016.docx
March 31, 2016
Personnel manual
Niles-Maine District Library
PDF icon 6_Section_4_Personnel_Policies.pdf
Here you go, Carol. Our vacation and sick time are on an accrual basis so maybe this will help.... more
March 30, 2016
Volunteer application
Cary Area Public Library District
PDF icon Volunteer_application.pdf
February 11, 2016
Core technology competencies
Geneva Public Library District
File Technology_competencies.docx
We developed a list of tech competencies last year (heavily borrowed from other libraries).... more
February 2, 2016
Staff policy manual
McHenry Public Library District
PDF icon MPLD_staff_policies2014_-_revision02-25-2014.pdf
January 22, 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
Telecommuting agreement
LaGrange Public Library
File telecommuting_agreement_draft_07-2012_0.docx
September 16, 2015
Discipline action policy
Shorewood-Troy Public Library District
File Discipline_Action_Policy.docx
May 18, 2015