These policies outline how the Library is governed and operates. These policies are regularly reviewed and updated.

If you have any questions about our policies or need further information, please contact us at info@lpl.ca or call us at 519-661-4600.

Governance Policies


The Board establishes governance policies which define how the Board will conduct business and how it will be accountable and transparent in its decision-making.



Means Policies


The Board establishes means policies which define: core values, ethical behaviours and high level legislated requirements and responsibilities; how it will undertake community consultation; stakeholder relations; and the planning of services. The Board's means policies are foundational in that they advance the vision, mission, values and strategic direction of the Library.



Operational Policies


The Library establishes operational policies that relate to library services to the community and govern areas of Library's operations. This group of policies includes those that support LPL in its endeavour to provide a welcoming and safe environment for the enjoyment of the public and staff so that all persons may enjoy the benefits of the Library.