The Board Policy is located on MCPL's Online Board Management Site (BoardDocs). BoardDocs can provide you with most of the information regarding past and upcoming board meetings.
MCPL's Board Policy was last revised on January 19, 2021.
In order to provide an atmosphere conducive to the appropriate use of Mid-Continent Public Library (MCPL) services and facilities, customers are required to comply with this policy while on MCPL property.
Internet Usage Policy
Mid-Continent Public Library is dedicated to providing informational, recreational, and educational resources to the people of Clay, Jackson, and Platte Counties. Mid-Continent Public Library extends the same high quality of service, although at different levels, at all locations despite community size. In an attempt to create an equal opportunity for information and to create collection diversity, the Library provides access to the internet for the public.
Read full Acceptable Use Policy
Mid-Continent Public Library is committed to the principle of equal opportunity access. The Library does not discriminate against individuals on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran. Inquiries regarding discrimination should be directed to: Susan Wray, Assistant Director, 15616 E US 24 Hwy, Independence, MO 64050, 816.836.5200, or email@example.com.
Program Accommodation Policy
To request an ASL accommodation for any of the Library's programs, please contact the library at (816)503-4190 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Trail Conduct Policy
Mid-Continent Public Library provides walking trails on some Library properties. The trails are open from dawn to dusk daily, children under the age of six years old are expected to be supervised by someone 14 years old or older, and all trail user are expected to carry a mobile phone for their own safety. A variety of actions are prohibited on MCPL trails.