2.17 Lost and Found Items Policy

As a courtesy to patrons, the library will hold lost items that are found by or given to library staff. Items that are obviously valuable or may contain private or personal information (such as cell phones, computer disks, etc.) will be held at the Circulation Desk. All other items will be put in the lost and found bin. Items held at the desk will be dated, and anything not claimed within six months will be disposed of, with care taken to remove any private or personal data.

Library staff will try to identify and contact the owner of found items, whenever possible, and to assist in locating lost items to the best of our ability. However, patrons are encouraged to check back periodically in case an item has been found and staff cannot determine the owner.

Approved by the Library Board of Trustees, July 2016