Library Policies

Library polices are grouped in the following sections: 

Patron Responsibility and Code of Conduct – Includes: Patron Code of Conduct, Unattended Children and Animals in the Facility Policies.

Circulation Policies – Includes:  Library Card Registration, Loan Periods, Limits, Renewals and Fines, Lost or Damaged Materials, and Interlibrary Loan Policies.

Community Contributions to the Library – Includes: Gifts and Donations and Volunteers Policies

Library Facilities and Resources – Includes:  Meeting Rooms, Photography, Exhibits, Bulletin Boards, Hand out Literature, Reproduction Requests, Internet and Technology Use, Facsimile, Program, Local History, and Proctoring Policies

Collections – Includes: Purchase Requests, Collection Development, Collection Maintenance and Material Reconsideration Policies.

Library of Things – Includes: Collection Development, Collection Maintenance, Borrowing Policy

Confidentiality – Includes:  Confidentiality Policy.

All library policies are approved by the Library Advisory Board and the East Hampton Town Council.  Any questions about Library Policies can be directed to the Library Director, Christine Cachuela at 860.267.6621 or

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