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Pocahontas County Free Library Policies

Library Card Policy

Requirements for an adult patron card: ... more

Loan Rules Policy

The library makes the following types of materials available for lending for the stated length of time: ... more

Overdue Materials Policy

Patrons with overdue materials will receive a first reminder at two weeks, a second reminder at four weeks, and a third reminder ... more

Safe Child Policy

The safety of children left alone in the library is a serious concern for library staff. Staff members have many responsibilities and duties to perform in order to serve all our patrons. They cannot act as surrogate parents or caregivers to children left alone ... more

Internet Use Policy

The Internet, a global electronic network, enables our libraries to provide information beyond the collections contained within our walls. However, Pocahontas County Free Libraries has no control over the information available via the Internet ... more

Patron Behavior Policy

The PCFL Board of Trustees sets standards of acceptable behavior on its library premises to ensure an atmosphere that encourages the use and enjoyment of library resources and services, promotes the safety of the general public and... more

Severe Weather Policy

The branches of the Pocahontas County Free Libraries rarely close for severe weather in accordance with our commitment to public service. However, the safety of employees and the public ... more

Meeting Room Policy

The Pocahontas County Free Libraries shall be open for use by groups and organizations in an effort to help meet the needs of our various communities. The libraries will strive ... more

Exhibit and Display Policy

The Pocahontas County Free Libraries, in keeping with its mission to provide cultural, educational and recreational materials: ... more

Holiday Policy

The PCFL recognizes 10 days in the calendar year when the library will be closed. These holidays are as follows: ... more

Patron Objection to Material Policy

The Pocahontas County Free Libraries (PCFL) acquires materials for public use that encompass a wide spectrum of expression. PCFL acknowledges that to serve a diverse population, some materials may have content ... more

Gift Policy

The Pocahontas County Free Libraries accepts donations of books and other materials. The Library retains the ... more

Smoking and Drug Use Policy

The Pocahontas County Free Libraries, in order to provide a healthy environment for our staff and our patrons, will now be a smoke-free environment ... more