• Collection Maintenancy Policy

    • An inventory of library materials shall be taken every two years to ensure an accurate count of resources.
    • The library shall maintain an active, continuous process discarding materials which are outdated, worn or damaged, or no longer in demand.
    • Discarded books may be sold at a minimal charge or may be destroyed at Library Director’s discretion.
    • The Thorp Public Library will not automatically replace those books withdrawn because of loss, damage or wear.  Replacement will depend upon demand for a specific title and the extent of coverage in that subject area.
     Approved by the Thorp Public Library Board, Dated:  June 7, 2006