Collection Development Policy– Provides a framework for the growth and development of collections in support of the library’s mission to “educate and enrich our community through free access to resources”.
Customer Rules of Conduct Policy– The Board of the Queen Anne’s County Library has established rules of conduct that all customers must adhere to when in a library branch or on library property. These rules serve to make the library a welcoming and safe place for customers and to maintain a safe workplace for staff.
E-Commerce Policy– The Queen Anne’s County Library provides an e-commerce service that enables library users to pay overdue fines and/or lost book fees via the library’s website. This new service was added to make paying fees more convenient and confidential for library users.
Fax Policy– The library is pleased to provide fax service to the general public. Anyone needing fax service will be accommodated as soon as possible, but library services and operations will take priority.
Internet Policy– The Queen Anne’s County Free Library offers free access to the Internet on library computers and via a wireless network for use with personal equipment. The following operating guidelines have been established to make your use of library Internet services positive and secure. By reading and accepting this policy you agree to be bound by its rules.
Meeting Room Policy– The Library welcomes the use of its meeting rooms by non-profit community groups in Queen Anne’s County for civic, educational, cultural activities and discussion of current public questions. Meeting rooms are available for use by profit entities for a fee of $25/hour with a 2 hour ($50) minimum.
Photo Release Policy-Smile! Queen Anne’s County Library reserves the right to utilize photographs or videos taken at the library for publicity purposes in printed materials and online. All library patrons consent to the use of their photo or video image taken at the library during library events, unless they specifically inform staff of an objection to such use. No names will be used in conjunction with photos without express written consent.
Public Bulletin Board Policy– The Queen Anne’s County library provides public bulletin boards in order to meet the information needs of the community. The bulletin boards at each branch are for individuals and groups in the community to announce events and services that are of general and current interest. By providing public bulletin boards the library does not imply endorsement of the events or services advertised.
Social Media Policy– The Queen Anne’s County Library uses various online social media services in order to provide a public forum for sharing information, ideas, and opinions about library resources, services and programs. These forums are intended to create a welcoming and inviting space where library users can interact with library staff and other library users, while finding useful and entertaining information related to the library.