Sample Library Policies

If your library or Board of Trustees has a policy you'd like to share with others, please email united@ala.org. The following can be downloaded directly here:

For ALA’s guide to policies and best practices for 3-D printing in libraries, including links to sample policies, visit www.ala.org/advocacy/intfreedom/3d_printer_policy.

The Jefferson County Public Library (Lakewood, CO) implemented a naming rights program in conjunction with the recent remodel of its Golden Library. See the brochure (PDF, 994 kb), guidelines (Word, 34 kb), and policy (Word, 45 kb) for more information.

Also, check out the Library Trustees Association of New York State policy database, which includes more than 3,000 policies searchable by multiple criteria, all of which have been voluntarily shared by libraries throughout New York.