Archive for the ‘Policies & Procedures’ Category

Please do not automatically send patrons downstairs when they need a notary. Apparently the same person was sent downstairs multiple times, and I was not here. Please call to see if I am available. If I don’t answer, leave me a message. If I don’t call back within 10 minutes, assume I am out of […]

Thursday, April 13th, 2017 at 10:01 0 comments

Hi All For your information, attached is the board’s policy on security camera usage. Please note a couple of things: · The cameras are not for “people-watching” staff or the public. · Cameras are not installed for the purpose of monitoring staff performance. · Patrons are not permitted access to the footage. · Law enforcement […]

Friday, April 7th, 2017 at 13:39 0 comments

Hi, There is a new pull-out section in the Teen room. “Fast Reads”. These books are Hi-Lo (high interest level, low reading level, for reluctant readers or for those reading below reading level). They have a bright yellow spine label “Fast Reads” and are located under the wall of magazines (near the DVDs). They are […]

Thursday, March 30th, 2017 at 11:06 0 comments

Hi All, In the interest of safety, please make sure all fire doors are closed at the end of the day. At the main library, these are the wood doors with the window in them. If you’re in doubt about whether a door is a fire door or not, check the hinge-side edge of the […]

Friday, February 17th, 2017 at 14:59 0 comments

Hi All Just a reminder about our policy on inclement weather, given tomorrow’s forecast. This information is on the Staff LAN in the Polices & Procedures folder. Communication The Director or Assistant Director will make decision by 7am and place message on voice mailbox 45 at the Main Library (786-3800) for staff information and will […]

Wednesday, February 8th, 2017 at 12:16 0 comments

Hi, Please pay careful attention when you are registering people for programs in Evanced. Make sure you are registering people for the correct program on the correct day, in the correct building. We have registration limits for a reason, and it is very frustrating for staff and for patrons when these mistakes are made. Three […]

Tuesday, February 7th, 2017 at 12:28 0 comments

Hi all, Just a reminder, our new adult fiction (and some popular new non-fiction) in the Village is cataloged as “x”, as opposed to “o”. This means that these books cannot be put on hold or ILL’d to other libraries. This is to ensure that the ONE copy of said title in that building is […]

Friday, February 3rd, 2017 at 10:44 0 comments

Just another reminder that everyone leaves the building together at the end of the day. Thanks, cd —————————————————————– From: Claudia Depkin [] Sent: Monday, October 17, 2016 11:20 AM To: ‘Haverstraw Staff’; Subject: [havstaff] Closing Procedures Hi All, I need to reiterate that everyone should be waiting to exit the buildings together at the […]

Tuesday, January 17th, 2017 at 12:43 0 comments

Happy New Year, all! This is for regularly schedule part-timers who worked on 1/2/17, and their supervisors: You will receive comp hours for the hours you worked yesterday. Put the number of hours in the Comp column on your timesheet, and use them like paid vacation hours. You’ll need advance permission from your supervisor, and […]

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017 at 11:50 0 comments

2017 Standard Mileage Rates for Business Announced WASHINGTON — The Internal Revenue Service today issued the 2017 optional standard mileage rates used to calculate the deductible costs of operating an automobile for business, charitable, medical or moving purposes. Beginning on Jan. 1, 2017, the standard mileage rates for the use of a car (also vans, […]

Tuesday, December 13th, 2016 at 16:31 0 comments