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).
- Board Bylaws
- General Administration (some policies currently under review)
- Library Services (some policies currently under review)
- Human Resources
For guidelines about Library cards, including overdue fines and borrowing limits, please see the Member Guide (pdf).
This report was endorsed by the Thunder Bay Public Library Board on June 7, 2017
Statement for Concern
Please fill out this form (pdf) If you would like Library staff to reconsider the lending of material which may be viewed as inappropriate.