The Board of Trustees sets policy, and manages and controls the property for the Rye Free Reading Room, a not-for-profit 501(c)(3).
ART EXHIBITION POLICY – setting up a gallery show
CARDHOLDER AND REGISTRATION POLICIES – getting a library card, length of check out, renewals, fines, and fees
CHILDREN’S ROOM POLICY – ensuring young Rye residents have a safe space to read and thrive
CODE OF CONDUCT – providing a safe, pleasant atmosphere for all who use the library
COLLECTION DEVELOPMENT POLICY – what gets added to the library shelves, and how it is maintained
DISPLAY AND DISTRIBUTION SPACE POLICY – how the library supports community information
INTERNET USE POLICY – information on how the Internet is and is not part of library resources
PATRON COMPLAINT FORM – feedback on issues and services at the library
PUBLIC USE OF LIBRARY FACILITIES – including meeting room rentals and programs
SOCIAL MEDIA POLICY – interacting with the library online
TEEN ROOM POLICY – ensuring adolescents in Rye have a safe space to read and thrive
VIDEO RELEASE FORM – using photos and other media to promote the library activities
VIDEO SURVEILLANCE POLICY – guiding the use of digital footage in safeguarding library users
The Board of Trustees periodically reviews these policies. For more information, contact the Director.