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Saturday: 9 am – 5 pm
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Policies - Page 2 of 10

Capital Assets and Depriciation

Purpose Capital assets purchased or constructed by Glen Ellyn Public Library represent a major investment by the taxpayers. The purpose of this policy is to set forth the accounting policy as to how capital assets are to be accounted for and reported. Capital Asset Definition Capital assets are major assets that benefit more than a… Read More

Children in the Library

Glen Ellyn Public Library welcomes children to use its facilities and services. However, parents are responsible for the behavior of their children while they are on library premises, whether or not the parents are present. Children Under Seven (7) Years of Age Children under seven years of age (or who have not completed the first… Read More


General Except in the case of emergency closures as stated below, the library Board of Trustees solely determines library closures. Holiday The library is closed on the following holidays New Year’s Day Easter Sunday Memorial Day (observed) Independence Day Labor Day Thanksgiving Eve, 5 pm Thanksgiving Day Christmas Eve Christmas Day New Year’s Eve, 1… Read More

Code Adam

A missing child is a serious issue and should be addressed quickly and decisively by staff. For the safety of all children who visit Glen Ellyn Public Library, the library has instituted Code Adam Procedures. Glen Ellyn Public Library staff are trained in Code Adam Procedures, which aim to reunite a lost child with their… Read More

Code of Conduct

Every visitor has the right to use library spaces and services undisturbed, and library staff has the right to work without undue interference. All visitors and staff should be free from any threat of harm, invasion of privacy, or gross indignity. Those whose conduct is disruptive to library operations and other visitor’s use of the… Read More

Collection Development Guidelines

The current version of the collection development guidelines for the Adult and Youth collections are included as Appendix G: Collection Development Plan and Appendix H: Collection Development Plan - Youth. Read More

Collection Development Plan

It is the policy of Glen Ellyn Public Library to develop and maintain a superior collection of materials with available financial resources. It is the policy of Glen Ellyn Public Library to seek input from diverse resources in the community regarding purchase suggestions. Further, it is the policy of the library not to use its… Read More

Collection Development Plan – Youth

The Youth Department Director has responsibility for the collection and delegates collection management roles as needed. “Collection” in this document refers to the Youth collection. Selection Guidelines Print All titles are selected with the intent of being within the general interest of children from birth through eighth grade, their grownups, and any persons who have… Read More


The President or the Board of Trustees shall appoint the standing committees and other committees, as they deem necessary or appropriate, with such duties as specified by the Board. Standing Committees The Budget Committee formulates, in conjunction with the Library Director, the annual budget and tax levy request, and presents them to the Board for… Read More

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