Policies & Planning

Policies & Planning

Mission Statement

Paris-Bourbon County Library strives to be the best possible public library by being deeply empathetic of the needs of people we serve and supportive of each other’s endeavors. We strive to inform, enrich, and empower every person in our community by creating and promoting easy access to a vast array of ideas and information, and by supporting an informed citizenry, lifelong learning, and love of reading.

We acquire, organize, and provide books and other relevant materials; ensure equitable access to information sources in our library as well as throughout the nation and around the world; serve our public with expert and caring assistance; and reach out to all members of our community.

First Amendment Library

Patron Rights and Responsibilities Policy

Five Year Library Strategic Plan

Circulation / Getting a Library Card / Interlibrary Loan Policies

Collection Development Policies

Request for Review Form

Computer & Internet Use Policy

Children’s Use of the Library (Unattended Children) Policy

Meeting Room Policy

Video Surveillance and Use of Video Footage Policy

Open Records Policy