Services of the Library

The library provides materials and resources for information, entertainment, intellectual development, and enrichment of the people of the community. The library should endeavor to:

  • Select, organize, and make available necessary books and materials
  • Provide guidance and assistance to patrons
  • Sponsor and implement programs, exhibits, displays, book lists, etc., which would appeal to children and adults
  • Cooperate with other community agencies and organizations
  • Secure information beyond its own resources when requested (using interlibrary loan and other resource sharing methods provided through the system and state)
  • Develop and provide services to patrons with special needs
  • Maintain a balance in its services to various age groups
  • Cooperate with, but not perform the functions of, school or other institutional libraries
  • Provide service during hours, which best meet, the needs of the community, including evening and weekend hours
  • Regularly review library services being offered
  • Use media and other public relations mechanisms to promote the full range of available library services

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