Material Selection Policy
The Board of Trustees adopts
the following as its policy regarding the selection of all
It is the objective of the
Great Neck Library to select, organize, and to make freely
and easily accessible to all the people of our community
printed and other materials which will aid them in their
pursuit of education, information, recreation, and the creative
use of leisure time. The Library actively seeks to stimulate
and expand the reading and cultural interests of both children
and adults. It serves as a resource for the continuing education
of all members of our community.
It is the responsibility of
the Library to satisfy the diverse needs and interests of
our community within the limitations of space and budget.
The Library recognizes its obligation to provide materials,
as far as possible, which reflect all points of view.
In its selection of books and
other materials, the Great Neck Library subscribes fully
to the principles adopted by the American Library Association
in the Library Bill of Rights and
the Freedom to Read Statement.
The Great Neck Library, therefore, incorporates these two
documents as part of its book selection policy.
The Library Director is responsible
for the selection of materials and development of the collection
in accordance with the policies established by the Board