Board Policies

This section provides information regarding Library policies and related procedures.

Policies are items that have been passed by the Library Board (see Library Governance) and are the rules by which the Library functions.  They cannot be changed or amended without the Library Board's assent.

Procedures outline the recommended and usual ways in which business is conducted.  They interpret policy and are directed by Library Management Staff.

Please click the links below to view the various Board policy documents (all in pdf).  

  1. Board Bylaws, opens a new window
  2. Administration
  3. Financial, opens a new window
  4. Library Services, opens a new window
  5. Human Resources, opens a new window

For guidelines about Library cards, including fees and borrowing limits, please see the Borrowing Guide.

Truth and Reconciliation Committee Report, opens a new window

This report was endorsed by the Thunder Bay Public Library Board on June 7, 2017.

Statement for Concern

Please fill out this form (pdf), opens a new window If you have a concern about a book or other item that the Library currently has in our collection.

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