6.001 Outreach Services

Replaces 06/25/2002

Individuals, groups and entities are eligible for outreach services, defined as library services provided in a physical location outside of the library’s walls, if they reside in or are located within the boundaries of the Village of Arlington Heights. Those entities located outside village boundaries may be eligible for services if Arlington Heights residents regularly comprise 45% or more of the entity’s client group or enrollment.

Outreach services provided by the library may include but are not limited to:

  • Lending of library materials
  • Pickup of library materials
  • On-site visits by staff to provide instructional services, programming, library card registration, circulation of materials, summer reading registration, or other services
  • Bookmobile service

Individuals, groups and entities to whom the library may provide outreach services include but are not limited to:

  • Schools and child-care facilities
  • Senior centers and senior residences
  • Health-care institutions
  • Homeschooling families
  • Residents who are physically unable to visit the library
  • Agencies caring for disabled people
  • The Backstretch at Arlington Park
  • Village of Arlington Heights facilities
  • Arlington Heights Park District facilities
  • Bookmobile stops as designated by the executive director

The level of outreach service provided hereunder will be determined by the executive director consistent with the library’s vision and values.