Library Policies​, Budget, & FOIA Requests

Our policies are written for the benefit of the community, and are revised by the library board of trustees on a regular basis. We follow these policies to provide great quality of service and equal access to all library users. If at one point we do not meet these standards, please do not hesitate to tell us.
Email us with any questions/concerns at info@palosparklibrary.org. We look forward to helping you!

Vision Statement

The Palos Park Public Library is the Cornerstone of the community providing quality service, dynamic resources, and opportunities for personal enrichment in a comfortable gathering space.

Mission Statement

Enriching lives by providing opportunities to explore, grow, and connect with your world.

CIRCULATION POLICY & LOAN RULES

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MEETING ROOM POLICY

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MEETING ROOM APPLICATION

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COLLECTION MANAGEMENT POLICY

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NON-RESIDENT LIBRARY CARD ORDINANCE

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EXHIBIT POLICY

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PATRON BEHAVIOR POLICY

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FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT REQUEST/FOIA REQUEST

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ORGANIZATION CHART

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INTERNSHIP PROGRAM POLICY

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LIBRARY BUDGET

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PREVAILING WAGE RATES FOR COOK COUNTY

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REFERENCE SERVICE POLICY

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ROKU LENDING POLICY

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UNATTENDED CHILDREN

IN THE LIBRARY POLICY

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LIBRARY APPROPRIATION

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