Helper City Library Public Relations Policy
Adopted July 10, 2014
Revised May 31, 2018, Approved by Helper City Council June 7, 2018
The Helper Library exists to provide quality library services to the citizens of Helper. In order to meet this responsibility it is important that the library establish effective relationships with the public so that the public is familiar with the policies, practices and services offered by the library. It is the policy of the Helper Library that methods and activities be employed by the library to promote a favorable relationship with the public.
Library Director Responsibilities
The library director will be responsible to develop, and maintain a public relations program that will implement methods and activities designed to promote a favorable relationship with the public and the elected officials of the city.
Library Board Responsibilities
The library board will be responsible for developing policies that support the public relations program of the library. The library board will support the director of the library in representing the library before the general public and the elected officials of the City of Helper.
Friends of the Library
The Friends of the Library, in coordination with the library director and the library board, will be responsible for (when appointed):
* Raising money for special projects and expansions not covered by the operating budget.
* Sponsoring programs designed to contribute to the cultural life of the community.
* Volunteering work in the library on specific projects.
* Raising public awareness of library services and promoting public relations.