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General Library Policies

The following documents explain library policies and guidelines. They are recorded in Portable Document Format (PDF). If your computer is not able to open these PDF files, you may download Adobe Reader to view them.

Code of Conduct Policy

The goal of this code is to make everyone’s use of the library as pleasant and as productive as possible.

Privacy Policy

Johnson City Public Library makes every effort to protect the privacy of library users.

Public Use of Children’s Area Policy

This document explains library policy in terms of public use of the children’s area of Youth Services.

Children in the Library Policy

This policy and associated guidelines govern the safety of children visiting the library.

Public Use of Teen Area Policy

This document explains library policy in terms of public use of the teen area of Youth Services.

Bag and Personal Item Policy

In addition to the library’s Code of Conduct, this policy outlines what personal belongings patrons can have with them in the library to ensure the safety, health, and comfort of all library visitors.

Collection Development Policy

The Collection Development Policy is based on the library’s mission statement to guide its librarians in the selection of materials, and to inform the public about the principles upon which the library’s collection is developed and maintained.

Meeting Room Policy

Our Meeting Room Policy outlines the ways the public may use the meeting facilities at Johnson City Public Library.

Internet Use Policies and Guidelines

Internet Access Policy

The Internet Access Policy details library policy in regards to patron access to the internet.

Social Media Policy

This policy discusses the Social Media Policy used by the Johnson City Public Library for handling
social media sites it sponsors.

Guide to the Internet and Computer Use

This is our general guide to internet and computer use for electronic resources made available to the public in the library.