Bingo

Come check out the Bingo cards for kids to complete.

Did you know……

Did you know Beverly Cleary’s 100th Birthday is April 12th?

Summer Reading Program Coming Soon!!!

Save the dates for Summer Reading Program.

On Your Mark, Get Set Read!!!

Wednesday afternoons from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m.

Starting June 1, 8, 15, 22,29, and July 13.

 

Hope to see all of you.

Board Meeting Wednesday October 7

The regular meeting of the Library Board of Trustees will be at the Library at 7:00 p.m. October 7. This and all regular meeting are open meetings. The public is welcome. If you have an item you want included on the Agenda, contact a Trustee or a library staff member.

Trustees meet regularly on the 1st Wednesday of each even-numbered month.

Board Meeting Wednesday June 3

The regular meeting of the Library Board of Trustees will be at the Library at 7:00 p.m. June 3 This and all regular meeting are open meetings. The public is welcome. If you have an item you want included on the Agenda, contact a Trustee or a library staff member.

Trustees meet regularly on the 1st Wednesday of each even-numbered month.

Board Meets September 2

The Board of Trustees will meet at the library on Tuesday, Sept. 2, to consider budget priorities.

All Board meetings are open to the public. You are welcome to attend.

Board Updates Photo Policy

Effective July 9, 2014, the Board of Trustees modified Policy IV. Privacy and Confidentiality of Patrons’ Records, Photographs and Recordings, by adding:

As a courtesy to our patrons, before taking photographs, videos, or recordings in the library, staff will announce that individuals may ask for themselves and/or their children not to be included.

Library Policy Changes

At their regular April 1, 2014 meeting, the Valparaiso Board of Trustees adopted changes to several policies and adopted three new ones. The policies are available at:
Valparaiso Public Library Policies

The new policies include XVI Exhibits and Displays, XVII Advocacy, and XVIII Strategic Planning.

Policy revisions made changes to these sections:

  • V. Circulation – Library Cards: Types of Cards, Registration, and Account Fees (minor changes to each of these three sub-sections)
  • VI. Collection Management and Development – Current Facility and Collection (changed description to match current physical organization of collection)
  • VII. Computer and Internet Use – Access (added paragraph about use of children’s computer tablets) and Printing (changed fee to as established by Board)
  • VIII. Faxing and Photocopying (changed fees to as established by Board)
  • XIII. Policy on Acceptable Behavior (added statement about food/drink)
  • XIV. Policy on Unattended Children (changed “should” to “must” in line 2 of paragraph 2)
  • XV. Facilities – Guidelines (new section)

Board Elects Officers

The officers of the Valparaiso Public Library Board of Trustees for the coming year are Sheila Isaacson, President; Floyd Maresh, Treasurer; and Cathy McCauley, Secretary.

Board Meeting Wednesday Feb. 12, 7 p.m.

The regular February meeting of the Valparaiso Public Library Board of Trustees will be in the Library basement tomorrow at 7 p.m. The public is welcome to attend. The agenda includes election of officers and consderation of proposed Policy changes and additions.

This meeting was postponed from Feb. 4, because of winter weather.