Library Policies

The Hutchinson Public Library has adopted such policies as are needed to guide daily operations of the library. HPL staff members are empowered to interpret and apply library policy to fit the needs of the situation, within the limits of common sense and safety of staff and patrons alike.

The following is a partial list of library policies most commonly used. This is by no means a comprehensive list of all library policy.

Meeting Room information, policy, and application

Computer Use/Internet Policy and Printing


Bylaws of the Hutchinson Public Library Board

Patron Code of Conduct Statement

Collection Development Policy