Library Policies

  • Circulation and Use Policy
    CIRCULATION AND USE POLICY   The Clinton Public Library belongs to the Evergreen Indiana Library Consortium, which includes as a fundamental objective the ability of library patrons to see and borrow library materials from all participating Evergreen Indiana Libraries. An Evergreen Indiana library card is required in order to check out materials at an Evergreen […]
  • Classroom Collection Policy
    Classroom Collection Policy   The library’s classroom collection is provided to local preschool and elementary school teachers by the Children’s Department to complement classroom and school media collections. The library provides copies of “Teacher’s Corner” material and “Classroom Collections” to teachers employed at any preschool or elementary school within the South Vermillion School Corp. district […]
  • Code of Conduct
    Code of Conduct The Clinton Public Library makes every effort to accommodate and serve with dedication and respect people of every background, opinion, socio-economic status, appearance, and lifestyle. However, we are also fully justified in requiring certain standards of behavior, decency, respect and decorum from those who use our facilities. The Code of Conduct is […]
  • Collection Development / Weeding Policy
    The mission of the Clinton Public Library is to provide materials, programs, and services that enable local residents to pursue learning and personal enrichment throughout their lives. The Clinton Public library strives to fulfill its mission through purchasing high quality library materials to meet the educational, informational, and entertainment needs of the Clinton community.  Maintaining […]
  • COMPUTER AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE ASSISTANCE POLICY
    COMPUTER AND ELECTRONIC DEVICE ASSISTANCE POLICY Clinton Public Library staff members are not responsible for assisting in the operation of personal laptops, handheld devices, or other personal electrical devices, but Library staff may give advice to assist patrons in downloading LIBRARY materials to their electronic devices. Clinton Public Library assumes no responsibility for damages, direct […]
  • Copy Service
    A coin-operated copy service is available to patrons for a fee of $.10 per copy. Public copying is not supervised by staff; patrons are responsible for abiding with current copyright laws. Copies made from the microfilm reader-printer are $.10 per copy.  All computer printouts are $.10 per page. Color copying and printing is available for […]
  • Display / Exhibit Policy
    Display/Exhibit Policy The Clinton Public Library provides display and exhibit spaces at no charge on a reserved basis to governmental agencies, not-for-profit organizations, local businesses, schools and universities, and to groups and individuals engaged in educational, civic, cultural, intellectual, and charitable activities. The Clinton Public Library reserves the right to limit the content, size, number […]
  • Display/Exhibit Policy
    Display-Exhibit Policy
  • Faxing Service
    The library staff will send faxes for patrons for a fee of $2.00 for the first page and $.50 for each additional page. The library cannot receive faxes for patrons. Otherwise, the fax machine shall be used primarily for library administration (legislative information, library workshop registrations, ordering books and library materials), but will also be […]
  • Genealogy Room Policy
    Genealogy Room The genealogy room’s valuable collection of both microfilm and hardback materials warrants the following policy: Patrons must register at the circulation desk for room use. User must be a minimum of 18 years old or accompanied by adult. No material in the genealogy room may be checked out. Staff assistance to operate microfilm […]
  • Library Card Information
    CIRCULATION AND USE POLICY   The Clinton Public Library belongs to the Evergreen Indiana Library Consortium, which includes as a fundamental objective the ability of library patrons to see and borrow library materials from all participating Evergreen Indiana Libraries.   An Evergreen Indiana library card is required in order to check out materials at an […]
  • Material Circulation Information
    MATERIAL CIRCULATION Loan Periods Circulating books and audiobooks may be checked out for 21 days and may be renewed one time, for an additional 21 days, unless a Hold request has been placed by another patron. Some new books may be limited to 14-day check-out, with one 14-day renewal. DVD’s and videos may be checked […]
  • Public Access Policy
    Clinton Public Library: ACCESS TO CIRCULATION RECORDS   The circulation records of the library are for the sole purposes of protecting library property and for compiling statistical information about library use. Such records shall not be used either directly or indirectly to otherwise identify the types of materials used by individual patrons or to determine […]
  • Smoke Free Facility
    The Clinton Public Library wants to protect the health and safety of staff, volunteers, and visitors.  This policy amends the Clinton Public Library’s current smoke-free policy to include the use of electronic cigarettes, otherwise known as e-cigarettes, effective immediately. No use of tobacco, nicotine, or any type of smoking products including cigarettes, cigars, pipes, hookahs, […]
  • Social Media Policy
    Purpose This policy governs Clinton Public Library’s participation in online venues and social media, defined here as any facility for online publication and commentary, including but not limited to blogs, wikis, and social networking sites (e.g. Facebook, Twitter, and Flickr). The library makes use of these tools to reach out and be more easily accessible […]