Library Policies

Canton Public Library Mission Statement

The Canton Public Library is a community and cultural center that employs trained staff and provides materials, information, services, programs, and equipment to support lifelong reading, learning, and personal enrichment.

Adopted by the Canton Public Library Board of Trustees, 09/11/2013

Library Policies

Bulletin Board Postings and Free-Distribution Materials Policy

Circulation of Library Materials Policy

Computer and Internet Use Policy

Confidentiality of Library Records 

Cooperation With Other Libraries 

Exhibit and Display Policy and Application

Homebound Patron Policy

Hours of Operation

Library Card Policy 

Local History Room Policy 

Materials Selection Policy

Patron Behavior

Program Policy

Public Relations

Sales in the Library Policy

Unattended Children Policy

Use of Program Room


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Canton Public Library • 40 Dyer Avenue • Canton, CT 06019 • 860-693-5800 • Fax 860-693-5804