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Mission Statement

The mission of the Warren County Library is to provide high quality, cost-effective, modern library services to all qualified residents of Warren County. Library services are planned in accordance with the identified needs of the residents and are provided equally and without discrimination to all qualified residents who adhere to the Library policies.

          Goals and Objectives:

          In order to fulfill its Mission Statement, the Warren County Library serves as:

          1. Educational support center for students of all ages
          2. Discovery and learning center for pre-school children
          3. Learning center for adult independent learners
          4. Center for information about the community
          5. Center for scholars and researchers to undertake limited research
          6. Recreational reading center of popular materials
          7. Information center for community businesses
          8. Comfortable quiet place to read, think, or work while using Library resources
          9. Community activities center (where facilities exist)
          10. General information center for community residents

Library Policies

Library policies are established by the Warren County Library Commission. Library Commission meetings are open to the public, and meeting dates are posted on the library website calendar. Click here to read recent Commission Meeting Minutes.

Click the links below to view PDF versions of the Warren County Library policys. A PDF viewer program is required to open the files.  A free PDF viewer program can be downloaded from the internet. Two examples of such programs are Adobe Acrobat Reader and Foxit Reader. At the bottom of the page are links to American Library Association documents on which these policies are based.  

Library Membership

3D Printing Policy

Circulation Policy

Code of Conduct 

Collection Development Policy
      Procedure to Request Reconsideration of Materials
Resource Concern Form
Materials Reconsideration Appeal Form

Community Bulletin Board Policy

Homebound Services Policy

Interlibrary Loan Policy

Library Security Camera Policy

Meeting Room Policy
     Application & Forms

The completed application, insurance requirement checklist, and required documents can be emailed to meetingroomapplications@warrenlib.org, dropped off at a branch of the Warren County Library, or mailed to Warren County Library, Attn: Director, 2 Shotwell Drive, Belvidere, NJ 07823.
*Only groups with insurance need to fill out and sign the Insurance Requirement Checklist and Acknowledgment and Agreement of Meeting Room Policies and Compliance with Terms and Conditions of Use.

Minor Patrons Policy

Museum Pass Policy

Photocopy, Print, Scan, and Fax Policy

Photography, Recording and Filming Policy

Privacy Policy

Reference Policy

Small Study Room Policy

Volunteer Policy
        Volunteer Application


American Library Association Principles

Library Bill of Rights

Access to Library Resources and Services for Minors

Access for Children and Young Adults to Nonprint Materials