Town of South Hadley, MA
Hampshire County
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Table of Contents
Table of Contents
[HISTORY: Approved by the Public Library Board of Trustees of the Town of South Hadley as indicated. Amendments noted where applicable.]
GENERAL REFERENCES
Library Trustees — See Ch. 335.
Article I Staff Personal Appearance and Professional Conduct

§ 427-1 Personal appearance.

§ 427-2 Professional conduct.

Article II Collection Development Policy

§ 427-3 Collection purpose.

§ 427-4 Service priorities.

§ 427-5 Scope of collection.

§ 427-6 Responsibility for collection.

§ 427-7 Intellectual freedom.

§ 427-8 Selection criteria.

§ 427-9 Gifts.

§ 427-10 Withdrawal of materials (weeding).

§ 427-11 Suggestions for addition or reconsideration of library materials.

Article III Local History Collection Policy

§ 427-12 Supplement to collection policy.

§ 427-13 Role and scope of collection.

§ 427-14 Acquisitions.

§ 427-15 Organization.

§ 427-16 Preservation and access.

§ 427-17 Cooperative agreements.

§ 427-18 Exceptions.

Article IV Confidentiality of Library Records; Patron Privacy Policy

§ 427-19 General policy.

§ 427-20 Confidentiality of information.

§ 427-21 Personal identification number.

§ 427-22 Use of library computers.

§ 427-23 Subpoena required for release of information.

§ 427-24 Patriot Act.

§ 427-25 Referral of requests to Director.

Article V Circulation Policy

§ 427-26 Library cards; minors.

§ 427-27 Loan periods.

§ 427-28 Loan limits.

§ 427-29 Interlibrary loans (ILL).

§ 427-30 Fines; blocking further loans.

§ 427-31 Lost book payment policy.

Article VI Internet Acceptable Use Policy

§ 427-32 Findings; use by minors; limitations on access.

§ 427-33 Rules of conduct.

§ 427-34 E-mail.

§ 427-35 Printing.

§ 427-36 Violations of internet policy or rules of conduct.

§ 427-37 Disclaimer of liability.

Article VII Meeting Room Policy and Rules of Use

§ 427-38 Purpose.

§ 427-39 Guidelines.

§ 427-40 Meeting spaces.

§ 427-41 Group responsibilities.

§ 427-42 Compliance; enforcement.

Article VIII Patron Behavior Policy

§ 427-43 Purpose; enforcement.

§ 427-44 Scope.

§ 427-45 Prohibited activities.

§ 427-46 Food and beverages.

§ 427-47 Damaging library property.

§ 427-48 Theft; unauthorized use of library card.

§ 427-49 Children using facilities.

§ 427-50 Adults in children's area.

§ 427-51 Clothing.

§ 427-52 Equipment and parcels.

§ 427-53 Hygiene.

§ 427-54 Penalties.

Article IX Children's Safety Policy

§ 427-55 Findings and purpose.

§ 427-56 Rules of conduct.

§ 427-57 Child abuse or neglect.