Policy Manual of the Wichita Public Library contains the general policies of the Library with regard to the following:
The Library Board of Directors establishes policy. Recommendations for policy may come from the Director of Libraries or from staff, but it is the responsibility of the governing board to officially determine and adopt policies.
The Policy Manual of the Wichita Public Library will be updated on a continual basis and reviewed in its entirety each year by the Library Board.
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Trust and Service are City of Wichita values that influence our interactions and decisions. We recognize that Wichita Public Library, as a social institution, has a duty to advance equity through library services to ensure all residents experience a sense of belonging. To support this work, we are guided by the following values:
Community: We embrace our role as a community builder. Our services evolve to meet the needs of our residents.
Diversity: We respect, reflect and value differences. Our services are inclusive and actively affirm the varied needs and interests of everyone.
Opportunity: We support curiosity, exploration, and learning for all individuals. We actively seek opportunities for our staff and community to learn, grow and thrive.