Our collection includes fiction and non-fiction materials and resources for all ages, supporting a community of readers and lifelong learners. It reflects the interests of the general public and supports the demographics and diversity of the community of which it is a part. The Library does not serve as censor of the reading of any member of the community.
This policy establishes a process for addressing patron questions and concerns, and defines the roles and responsibilities for addressing those concerns. The collection is one of the Library's major assets. Intellectual freedom is the right of every individual to both seek and receive information from all points of view without restriction.
Graphic Novels. This was actually the public library I got my start in and I, along with a peer named Holly, were the first people ever hired to do teen services at this library. We started the collection from scratch as paraprofessionals and it has been interesting to return and work with this collection once again, a little over 20 years later.
The Collection Development Policy provides guidelines for the selection and acquisition of materials. The Library provides materials that address the informational, educational, recreational, and cultural needs of its users. Materials are provided in a variety of formats, including:.
Shaker Library. Audiobooks in a variety of formats to meet your listening needs including Playaways and downloadable eAudiobooks. Book Groups Shaker Library.
The purpose of this policy statement is to clarify the criteria used for selecting and acquiring materials, as well as the responsibility for maintaining the collections. The Collection Development Policy applies to all formats in the Library collection, including print, non-print, audio-visual and electronic materials. The mission of the Kingston Frontenac Public Library is to make a positive difference in the lives of everyone in Kingston Frontenac.
It was a wonderful experience, and we came home full of ideas for the independent school library where we work. One idea we immediately wanted to try at our library was book tastings, which we heard about in a session led by Alicia Blower, librarian at St. Agnes School.
Mission Statement The mission of the Haverhill Public Library is to serve the cultural, social, and community needs of a diverse population by providing global access to informational, educational, and recreational resources. The library fulfills this mission in an enthusiastic and professional manner while maintaining the respect and dignity of its staff and patrons with excellence and superior quality of service. Vision Statement The Haverhill Public Library will be the recognized source of knowledge and information, the place to gather and discuss, the encourager of reading, and the partner in cooperation with the city, schools and organizations.
Its purpose is:. To inform the public of the philosophy of collection development and the guidelines used by the library. The Collection Development Policy is a dynamic and flexible document.
In accordance with the library's mission statementMissouri River Regional Library will provide a wide selection of print, non-print, and digital resources in order to meet the information needs of our library patrons. The library will develop a diverse and balanced collection of materials. New formats will be acquired and made accessible as they are judged relevant and sustainable to the collection and the community.