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.

Corporate Credit Card Policy
Wilmington Public Library District
PDF icon Corporate Credit Card 6-16.pdf
September 28, 2017
Finance Policy
White Oak Library District
Microsoft Office document icon WOLD Finance Policy.doc
January 28, 2014
Gifts, Donations, and Sponsorships Policy
Midlothian Public Library
PDF icon Gifts, Donations and Sponsorships 2017 revisions.pdf
September 21, 2017
Investment of Public Funds Policy
Midlothian Public Library
PDF icon Investment Policy 2017 Revisions 2.pdf
September 21, 2017
Financial Policy
Midlothian Public Library
PDF icon Financial Policy 2017 Revisions 2.pdf
September 21, 2017
By-Laws
Milledgeville Public Library District
File 2 By-laws.docx
Meetings of the board; Officers; Duties and responsibilities; Investment of public funds policy
June 12, 2017
Fund Balance Policy
Fox River Valley Public Library District
File Fund Balance Policy.docx
September 19, 2017
Fiscal Accountability
Lincolnwood Public Library District
PDF icon Fiscal Accountability Policy-Approved March 17 2016.pdf
The purpose of the Fiscal Accountability Policy is to provide a framework for the Board of Library... more
March 17, 2016
Debt Management
Lincolnwood Public Library District
PDF icon Debt Management Policy-Approved March 17 2016.pdf
This Debt Management Policy defines authority, parameters, methods, and responsibilities for... more
March 16, 2017
Fines and Fees
Hinckley Public Library District
File Fines and Fees Policy 2.13.17.docx
February 13, 2017
Credit Card Policy
Morton Public Library District
File 21 Credit Card Policy.docx
Policy governing how staff use library issued credit cards.
June 15, 2016
Purchasing and Authority to Spend
Hinsdale Public Library
PDF icon Purchasing and Authority to Spend 2016.pdf
The Board of Trustees of the Hinsdale Public Library (“Board”) has exclusive authority to establish... more
July 7, 2016
Investment Policy
Hinsdale Public Library
PDF icon Investment Policy 2015.pdf
It is the policy of the Hinsdale Public Library (the Library) to invest idle public funds in... more
February 25, 2015
Gifts and donations policy
Park Ridge Public Library
File Policies.docx
January 27, 2017
Business office procedures
Fox River Valley Public Library District
File FY2015-16_PROCEDURE_FOR_CASH_RECEIPTS.docx
Microsoft Office document icon FY2015-16_PROCEDURE_FOR_FINANCIAL_RECORDING_MIP.doc
File FY2015-16_PROCEDURE_FOR_PAYROLL_CYCLE.docx
File FY2015-16_PROCEDURE_FOR_PROCESSING_ACCOUNTS_PAYABLE__CHECKS.docx
At the suggestion of our auditor about 5 years ago, we created a Business Office Procedures Manual... more
December 16, 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
Disposal of surplus property policy
Wilmington Public Library District
PDF icon Disposal_of_Surplus_Materials_8-14.pdf
June 13, 2016
Donation gift form
Deerfield Public Library
File gift_form.docx
January 15, 2016
Library foundation bylaws
Northbrook Public Library
PDF icon bylaws.pdf
September 28, 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
Credit/Debit Card Use
Hinckley Public Library District
File Credit Debit Card use Policy 5.11.15.docx
May 11, 2015
Credit card use policy and guidelines
Lincolnwood Public Library District
File Employee_Credit_Card_Use_Guidelines_and_Agreement.docx
November 3, 2014
Policy for credit card use
Coal City Public Library District
File Corporate_Credit_Card.docx
November 3, 2014