The Rochester Public Library is governed by 5 library trustees elected at Town Meeting for 5 year terms. Trustees set the policies that guide the Library Director and staff in the day to day operations of the library.

Library policies assure that:

 Library materials and services are available to all library patrons in the fairest and timeliest manner

The library is administered in a fiscally sound manner

Patrons’ privacy is protected

Citizen’s First Amendment freedom to read is protected.

To read the full text of library policies click on the name of each individual policy.

Interlibrary Loan Policy

Cardholder Rights and Responsibilities

Renewal Policy

Recovery of Overdue Materials

Lost of Damaged Materials