Library Policies

Our Policies

These policies have been adopted by our Board of Directors and govern the District in all that it does.

Copies of these policies can be downloaded in PDF by clicking the links. You may also ask at any public service desk to have copies of the policies printed for you.

Operation policies

Learn more about Hood River County Library’s adopted operations policies including collection development, patron conduct, donated/gifted materials, and more.

Other library policies

    For more information about library district policies, email or call 541-386-2535.

    American Library Association policies

    Hood River County Library District endorses the American Library Association’s Library Bill of Rights, Freedom to Read, Freedom to View, and Free Access for Minors.

    Hood River County Library District Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Statement

    The Hood River County Library District is committed to serving and representing our entire community and fostering a culture of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion (EDI). As a vibrant and inclusive community space, we believe that everyone deserves equal access to knowledge, resources, and opportunities, regardless of their background, identity, or orientation.Our library district aims to provide a space that celebrates the richness of our diverse community. We wholeheartedly embrace individuals from all walks of life and affirm the importance of creating an environment where everyone feels valued, respected, and heard. We strive to provide a space that recognizes and cherishes the unique perspectives, experiences, and identities of our patrons.We actively curate a collection of programs, books, media, and resources that reflect the broad spectrum of human experiences. We understand that representation matters. In our library, you will find a dedicated team of staff members who are passionate about serving you. We are committed to ongoing education and training, equipping ourselves with the knowledge and tools necessary to provide an inclusive and supportive environment for all.

    Antiracism statement

    Learn more about how the Hood River County Library District stands with the American Library Association (ALA) and the Black Caucus of the American Library Association (BCALA) in condemning violence and racism toward people of color.

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