Items publicizing events, activities, or meetings of a cultural, educational, or civic nature and sponsored by nonprofit and not-for-profit organizations will be displayed when space allows. The library director will have final approval of content displayed. Information of a controversial nature, including information that is indecent, harmful to minors, obscene, or inflammatory (as determined by the director/board) will not be allowed. Posted items will be removed and disposed of by library staff...

The Library Director shall determine the library privileges each borrower will receive and reserves the right to limit such privileges. Most materials will be loaned for 21 days with the following exceptions: Popular books marked “short loan” and “Lucky Day” will be loaned for 14 days. DVDs will be loaned for 7 days. Video games will be loaned for 7 days. Interlibrary Loan items will be loaned as marked....

1. Objective The purpose of the Wautoma Public Library is to provide the community with free and easily accessible materials to aid individuals in the pursuit of their informational, educational, and recreational needs.Due to the extensive publishing world and the limitations of the library's budget and space, we cannot acquire all materials. In order to meet community needs and interests, the Wautoma Library Collection Development Policy has been created to aid the library in the...

All borrowers must be registered with a library in the Winnefox System and have a library card to checkout items. Library cards will be issued with proper photo identification and another identification showing current mailing address. Temporarily, a limited card may be issued with proper photo identification only. Library users must show another form of identification showing the current address for restrictions to be removed. Holders of limited cards may only...

The Wautoma Public Library computers, laptops, projector, copy machine, and television and game systems are available for use by the public. Computer Use Guidelines Library staff are available for general assistance but may not be able to help with specific computer-related questions. Computer use information, as well as cardholder information, is confidential. A Winnefox library card is required for patrons wishing to use a computer. Users must agree to the internet access...

Patron Eligibility This service is available to those who live within four miles of the City of Wautoma who are temporarilyor permanently unable to visit the library due to an illness, disability, or other qualifyingcircumstances. Patrons must fill out the Wautoma Public Library Home Service Application to be consideredfor the program. The patron must be in good standing to qualify for this service. Library Card Registration/Use Each home service...

The Wautoma Public Library provides Internet access for the public as an educational and recreational resource to its cardholders. All patrons are expected to comply with the provisions of this policy, whether using a device provided by the library or their own device. The Internet is not controlled by the Wautoma Public Library; it is a global entity that constantly changes. The Internet presents ideas and information from around the world that can...

The Wautoma Public Library protects the privacy of library records and the confidentiality of patron use of the library as required by relevant laws. In addition, the Wautoma Public Library supports the principle of inquiry for library patrons and has adopted this policy to protect against the unwarranted invasion of the personal privacy of library users. Legal Requirements The relevant Wisconsin laws concerning the confidentiality of library records are Wisconsin Statutes Section 43.30 and the...

The library shall follow all health emergency orders of the Federal, State, and Local officials. The library shall follow health guidelines set out by the Center for Disease Control, Wisconsin Department of Health, and Waushara County Health to provide a healthy environment for the patrons and staff of the Wautoma Public Library. When determining protocol for library services when there are health emergencies, the library shall take into consideration recommendations from the...

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