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How We Operate

The Julia L. Butterfield Memorial Library was established through the Will of Mrs. Butterfield in 1913. The Library is an Association Library and serves the Philipstown Community.

Board Meetings are held on the 3rd Wednesday of each month at 6:30 PM in the Reading Room. 

Meetings are open to the public. Please contact Gillian Thorpe for the Meeting Agenda.

Current minutes are posted on this page. If you would like minutes from a prior year, please contact Gillian Thorpe.  

Minutes
January 2020
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March 2020
April 2020
May 2020
June 2020
July 2020 
August 2020
September 2020
October 2020
November 2020
December 2020

Audits
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2018
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2012
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2020 Budget

Policies
*under construction*

3D Printer Policy
Americans with Disabilities Act Compliance Statement of Policy & Form
Challenge of Library Materials Policy & Material Challenge Form
Computer, Internet & Wireless Policy
Confidentiality of Patron Records Policy
Conflict of Interest Policy Copyright Policy
Customer Service Policy
Disaster Policy
Endowment Policy
Freedom to Read Statement of Policy
Freedom to View Statement of Policy
Friends of Butterfield Agreement
Food & Beverage Policy
Gift Policy
Internal Controls Policy
Investment Policy
Laptop & Hot Spot Policy & Agreement
Library Bill of Rights
Library Use - General
Library Use - Special Events
Local History Collection Policy
Long Range Plan
Material Selection Policy
Non-Discrimination Policy
Patron Code of Conduct Policy
Patron Complaint Policy*
Photo Release Form
Programming Policy
Public Posting Policy
Public Relations Policy
Purchasing Policy
Security Camera Policy
Sexual Harassment Policy
Social Media Policy
Third Party Law Enforcement Inquiries
Tutoring Policy
Unattended Children Policy
Volunteer Policy
Vulnerable Adult Policy
Web Site Disclaimer
Whistleblower Policy