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?!

Free Internet Access

You get one hour internet time each day using your Library Card and PIN number.

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