The sample policy templates on this page are available for use. These samples are meant to serve as a guide and not to be carbon copied. Each library is different and, therefore, their policies will vary. You can also reach out to your library's consultant if you need assistance with drafting a policy.
Things to consider:
Helpful information for Meeting Minimum Standards from NYS Division of Library Development
Guidelines for Library Policies from American Library Association
Records Retention: NCLS recommends using the NYS Archives Local Government Schedule (LGS-1) to help libraries manage their documents and files.
Many North Country libraries receive federal funding through the E-Rate program, which requires compliance with the Children's Internet Protection Act (CIPA).
Children's Internet Protection Act: FCC Consumer Guide