State Library Services asks on their annual report form if your library has the following in place, a strong indicator they consider these to be important:

Strategic Plan  |  Building Accessibility Plan

Technology Plan  |  Disaster Plan

Internet Acceptable Use Policy 

Records Retention Schedule

Policy Manual

Other Policies

ADA Standards (physical)

Collection Development

Patron Conduct

Service Animals

Intellectual Freedom upholding the Library Bill of Rights and The Freedom to Read 

Examples of Policies from ALS

Examples of Policies from ECRL

Who at SELCO can help you with Policies? Public Library Consultant, Steve Harsin and Executive Director, Krista Ross.