Administration Policies: Organization

Chapter 2. Organization

2A. Organizational Documents

2A.1 2016-2020 Strategic Plan [document]

2A.2 Signatory Agreement

2A.3 Library Branch Agreement

2A.3A GRRL Branch Facility Non-Compliance Process

2B. Library Development

2B.1 GRRL Library Assessment Plan [document]

2C. Organization - Facilities

The Great River Regional Library shall provide comprehensive library resources and services for the communities we serve.

Centralized services and administration, including accounting, human resources, communications, fund development, information technology and collection development, is housed within the regional headquarters in St. Cloud.

In addition to housing the administrative functions, the St. Cloud Public Library will hold a strong reference resource for the community with a broad range of materials, electronic and traditional, both circulating and non-circulating, for adults and children, consistent with the standards of GRRL Collection Development Policy.

All libraries shall provide library service to their communities and neighborhoods which reflects those community interests. This service should include: maintaining popular circulating and general reference collections; providing quick reference and information; access to electronic resources; providing access to resources; and planning and conducting programs.

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Revised Date: 05/11/10, 03/19/19

2D. Organization - Staff

The library staff is committed to providing excellent patron service, following the library’s patron service standards and creating good rapport with the community. They shall be alert to recent developments in librarianship and new avenues of service. Staff may be called upon to interpret the rules and regulations of the library. The services available shall be limited only by the creative imagination of the staff and the funds available. Programs are offered that are of interest to our patrons and to the communities we serve. Often, staff, because of their training or personal expertise, will provide programs to children, young adults and adults. Often, staff create the concept and arrange for outside speakers or presenters. The staff shall maintain communication with other staff members, colleagues within the area and with community sources of information and development.

Approved Date:
Effective Date:
Revised Date: 05/11/10, 03/19/19