Library Mission and Policies
The Library staff and Board of Trustees are always striving to uphold and review policies that govern the Library's day-to-day operations. Policies are usually reviewed on an annual basis. The latest policy revisions can be found below in pdf format (Adobe Reader required).
Baker Free Library Trustee Ethics Policy - revised 2/10/21
Baker Free Library Trustees as Volunteers - revised 2/10/21
Baker Free Library Phone Policy - approved 6/10/2009; revised 4/17/2019
This policy covers the use of cell phones in the library.
Baker Free Library Circulation Policy
- approved 1/14/2009; revised 6/10/2009; revised5/17/2010; revised 2/9/2011; revised 8/10/2011; revised 8/1/2012
; revised 5/8/2013; revised May 14, 2014; revised October 10, 2018; revised 5/8/2019.
This policy covers all of the basic policies that library patrons need to know: library card eligibility, responsibilities of card holders, loan periods, renewals, late fees and overdue notices, lost/damaged materials, reserving materials, returning materials, confidentiality of library user records, and fees for out-of-town cards.
Baker Free Library Meeting Room Policy and Agreement
- see the Reserve a Meeting Room page
Baker Free Library Group Tutoring Policy - see the Reserve a Meeting Room page
Baker Free Library Parental Permission Form for Group Tutoring Session - see the Reserve a Meeting Room page
Library 2018-2022 Strategic Plan
Since June 2017, Library Trustees have soliticted feedback from staff, outside groups, and residents regarding the next 4 year strategic plan. The Trustees approved the final version of the plan at their 1/10/2018 meeting. Click HERE to download a pdf version.
This plan is a living document that will be reviewed and revised quarterly by the Library Board of Trustees and Staff. If you would like to provide input about the goals of the library, please reach out to Martin Walters, Library Director, at 224-7113 or firstname.lastname@example.org, or attend one of the monthly Trustee meetings (dates can be found on the Library Calendar).