Library Policies


Alcoholic Beverages Policy

The Santa Cruz Public Libraries has an Alcoholic Beverages Policy to remain in effect on ..." [Read More...]

Collection Development

This document is intended as a framework for collection development throughout the Santa Cruz Public ... [Read More...]

Confidentiality of Library Records

The Santa Cruz City County Library System complies with all sections of the State of ..." [Read More...]

Display Policy

In the context of its mission to enhance Santa Cruz County’s quality of life by ..." [Read More...]

Freedom to Read

Adopted June 25, 1953, by the ALA Council. Revised January 28, 1972.

The freedom to ... [Read More...]

Freedom to View

The freedom to view, along with the freedom to speak, to hear, and to read, ... [Read More...]

Gift Policy: Financial Donations

The Gift Policy: Financial Donations of the Santa Cruz Public Libraries is as follows:

The ... [Read More...]

Gift Policy: Works of Art for Public Display

The Library Joint Powers Authority Board encourages members of the public, including local artists, to ... [Read More...]

Guidelines for Board Members and Meetings

The Guidelines for Board Members and Meetings of the Santa Cruz Public Libraries is as ... [Read More...]

Information We Keep About You

En Español: Políticas de la biblioteca - Información que mantenemos sobre usted (pdf)

Just ... [Read More...]

Internet Access Policy

The Santa Cruz Public Library is committed to providing free and equitable access to information ... [Read More...]

Library Bill of Rights

The American Library Association affirms that all libraries are forums for information and ideas, and ... [Read More...]

Library Rules of Conduct

The library welcomes all members of the community, and asks that all visitors: respect other ... [Read More...]

Library Services and Use

It is the mission of the Santa Cruz Public Libraries (SCPL) to enhance Santa Cruz ..." [Read More...]

Meeting Room

The Santa Cruz Public Library system makes its meeting rooms available for public use and ... [Read More...]

Patron Conduct and Suspension Policy

En Español: Políticas de la biblioteca - conductas del cliente y políticas de suspensión ... [Read More...]

Resolution on the USA Patriot Act and Libraries

WHEREAS, For over half a century the American Library Association has actively sought to protect ... [Read More...]

Test Proctoring

The Library System staff is glad to offer members of the public proctoring services for ... [Read More...]

Wireless Internet Access

As with most public wireless "hot spots," the Library's wireless connections are not secure. Any ..." [Read More...]

You Can Do That @ the Library?!

Book Kits for Book Clubs

Check out a kit for your group. Each kit has at least 5 copies and a discussion guide to get your group reading and enjoying the same book.

See our Calendar, Online Catalog or Branch pages for more details and contact information.