Operating Policy
Clifton Community Library
Library Operating Policy

The following Operating Policy of the Clifton Community Library is effective June 15, 2021 as adopted by the Board of Trustees of the Clifton Community Library.
Hours of Operation The hours of operation of the Library shall be as follows:
Mondays: 10:00 A.M. until 2:00 P.M.
Tuesdays: 10:00 A.M. until 2:00 P.M.
Wednesdays: 10:00 A.M. until 2:00 P.M. and 6:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M.
Thursdays: 10:00 A.M. until 2:00 P.M.
Fridays: 10:00 A.M. until 2:00 P.M.
Saturdays: 10:00 A.M. until 1:00 P.M.
Observed Holidays
The library follows the federal guidelines for paid holidays put forth by the U.S. Office of Personnel Management. The library is closed on the days those holidays are observed. The holidays observed are:
New Year’s Day
Martin Luther King Day
President’s Day
Memorial Day
Independence Day
Labor Day
Columbus Day
Veteran’s Day
Thanksgiving Day
Christmas Day.
In addition, the library is closed Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve during evening hours only.
Emergency Library Closure
The Library may occasionally be required to close due to weather, mechanical, personal, or other emergencies. The responsibility of closing the Library rests with the Library Director. In the event a staff member is unable to work their scheduled hours due to weather, mechanical, personal, or other emergency, the staff member shall contact the Library Director who will then attempt, if appropriate, to arrange alternate coverage to ensure the library is open to the public as stated in the Operating Policy.
In the event of an emergency closing, the Library Director shall notify the President of the Board of Trustees as soon as possible of the need to close. If a staff member attempts to contact the Library Director concerning an emergency closing, and the Library Director is unavailable, the staff member shall attempt to arrange coverage, if appropriate, and shall notify the President of the Board of Trustees of the need to close.

Standard Rules of Behavior
Smoking is prohibited in the Library.
Shoes and a shirt must be worn in the Library.
Verbal and physical fighting are not allowed.
Boisterous behavior, including foul language, is not allowed.
Individuals caught defacing Library Property or materials shall be required to make full restitution, and may have their library privileges revoked.