Radford Public Library Policy Manual

  1. 5 Year Plan (PDF)

    Read the 5 year plan for the Radford Public Library through the year 2017.

  2. Borrowers

    Anyone who resides, works, owns property, or goes to school in the City of Radford, or has a Radford mailing address, is entitled to a free library card.

  3. Community Meeting Room Policy

    Read regulations guiding the use of the community meeting room located in the Radford Public Library.

  4. Freedom to Read Statement

    Read the complete statement originally issued in May of 1953 by the Westchester Conference of the American Library Association and the American Book Publishers Council.

  5. Internet Acceptable Use Policy

    The internet is a resource that enables library patrons to access information beyond that contained in the library’s collection.

  6. Library Bill of Rights

    Read statements issued by the American Library Association, affirming the rights of library patrons.

  7. Library Procedures

    Read the general operating procedures of Radford Public Library.

  8. Miscellaneous Policies

    Browse the varying policies for the Radford Public Library.

  9. Mission & Values (PDF)

    Read the mission statement issued by the Radford Public Library.

  10. Radford Public Library By-Laws

    Browse the Radford Public Library By-Laws chartered and set forth by Radford City Ordinance.

  11. Selection Policy

    The purpose of this policy is to further the stated objectives of the Radford Public Library. It will serve to guide librarians in the selection of materials and to inform the public about the principles upon which selections are made.

  12. Unattended Children & Disruptive Patrons

    While we hope that all children who use our facility find it comfortable and educational, the safety of young children left alone in the library is a serious concern.

  13. DRAFT of Updated RPL Policy Manual

    Radford Public Library's policies have been revised effective April 1, 2016. Comments on the draft may be made at the next Library Board meeting. For more information, call or visit the library.