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Library Policies

  • Behavior Policy
    The Mountain View Public Library has established a Behavior Policy to ensure that library facilities are safe, welcoming and provide equitable access to materials and services for all library users.
  • Bulletin Boards and Community Information Areas Policy
    The City of Mountain View Public Library makes a limited amount of public bulletin board and information shelf space available in the Library for flyers, brochures, notices, and printed information. This policy outlines the Library's guidelines for acceptable material that can be posted within the library.
  • Computer and Network Use
    This policy establishes the regulations and procedures for customer use of Library computers and personal laptop users accessing the Library's network.
  • Confidentiality Policy
    It is the policy of the City of Mountain View Public Library to ensure the privacy of its users and to consider Library registration and circulation records to be confidential in nature.
  • Group Study and Program Room Use Policy
    The City of Mountain View Public Library provides 10 group study rooms located on the second floor of the Library, for small groups to use for purposes of group study, discussions, projects, and for tutoring or similar activities. The Library also has two program rooms available during Library open hours for Library events, Library support organizations such as the Library Board or Friends of the Library, as well as Library-cosponsored and City of Mountain View-sponsored or related activities.
  • Library Card & Borrowing Policy
  • Materials Selection Policy
    The Materials Selection Policy outlines the Library's criteria for selecting materials into the collection.
  • Reference and Information Services Policy

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