Policies and Procedures

Acceptable Use Policy (under review)

This policy applies to all computers owned by the library, as well as, all personal laptops, or handheld devices addressing the Internet via the library’s internet connection.


Circulation Policy (under review)

This policy explains eligibility for a library card, how to obtain a library card, and loan period/fine information.


Collection Development Policy (under review)

This policy explains the nature, priorities, and scope of the selection and deselection of materials for the Rockport Public Library


Decertified Library Policy (under review)

This policy explains what happens when a patron’s home library is decertified by the state and they visit the Rockport Public Library.


Meeting Room Policy (under review)

This policy applies to the use of the Trustees Room and the Peggy Dirk Brenner Friends’ Room.


Patron Behavior Policy (under review)

This policy explains expected behavior for everyone at the Rockport Public Library.


Postings and Publications in the Library Policy (under review)

This policy explains what postings and publications can be made available to the public at the Rockport Public Library.


Public Emergency Evacuation Procedure (under review)

This procedure explains what happens when there is an emergency at the library and their is a need to evacuate.


Safe Child Policy (under review)

This policy applies to all children visiting the library. It includes information on the minimum age of unsupervised children.


If you have any questions or concerns about these policies please contact the Library Director.