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Tag: Policies

Library Board

Board of Library Directors The Library board is an advisory body, composed of representatives from all walks of life and who have good networking contacts in the community. The library board supports and gives guidance  to the library administrator and staff, when necessary, by approving policies and other decision making […]

Wireless Network Access Policy

Please read the following before using the Wireless Network: The Hershey Public Library provides wireless access to the online catalog and the Internet for library patrons and visitors. Access to the network is free of charge. There is no log in required to connect with the internet using a wireless […]

Photography and Filming Notice

Please note that the Hershey Public Library engages in photography and recording of programs and events for its own print and online publication/promotional purposes. Library staff and volunteers will make every effort to notify members of the public when filming and/or photography is taking place. Please notify a staff member/volunteer […]

Strategic Statements

Impact Statement In Derry Township, we are the place of discoveries. Your possibilities can become realities here. Mission Statement The Hershey Public Library is the hub of our community, creating possibilities for everyone to enrich their lives. Vision Statement Community Engagement Vision As the trusted hub of our community, we […]

Internet Access Policy

Please read the following before using the Internet: The Hershey Public Library is a community center focusing on open access to materials, programs, information and services that fulfill the community’s educational and enrichment needs. The Library actively promotes and supports reading, literacy, information technology, and lifelong learning. The Internet is […]

DVD Collection Development Policy

The Hershey Public Library DVD collection is a popular and heavily-used service. The check out limit for each family member is 10. Hershey Public Library will concentrate on educational and instructional DVDs that are not readily available in commercial retail outlets. Educational and instructional DVDs on all subjects will be […]

Display Area Policies

Bulletin Board Policy Library bulletin boards are to be used to post the following, in priority order: Library information and events Township information and events Non-profit, educational or cultural information and events, in Derry Township or adjacent communities Non-profit fund-raisers for Derry Township or adjacent communities that do not directly […]

Copyright Warning

Warning concerning copyright restrictions The copyright law of the united states (title 17. United states code) governs the making of photocopies or other reproduction of copyright material. Under certain conditions specified in the law, libraries and archives are authorized to furnish a photocopy or other reproduction. One of these specified conditions […]

Confidentiality Policy

Confidentiality of Library Records2.1 In accordance with Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Statutes (Title 24, Chapter 16, Article IV, 24P. S. 4428), and as recommended by the American Library Association, the following records, related to the circulation of library materials, identifying the names of Library users and other personally identifiable information shall be […]

Collection Development Policy in General

Collection Development includes the planning, selection, acquiring, cataloging, and weeding of the Library’s collections in all formats. Library Materials may include, but are not limited to the following: books, periodicals, government publications, reference works, newspapers, microfilm, cd’s, dvd’s, large print materials, Braille books, educational on-line databases, and downloadable material. Weeding […]