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Board of Trustees Policy Manual

The purpose of this manual is to provide to the members of the Fairfax County Library (FCPL) Board of Trustees, the Library Administration and staff, all of the basic statutes, regulations and policies pertinent to the overall direction of FCPL

Policy Regarding Physical Facilities

  1. To achieve the goal of good Countywide Library service, the Library Board will work toward providing Library buildings and facilities that will adequately meet the physical requirements of such service.
  2. Buildings shall be located as determined by the County’s Comprehensive Capital Improvement Plan (CIP) and the Library Board after due consideration of all factors; i. e., population density, growth trends, and transportation.
  3. The administration of the building program and maintenance of buildings and equipment shall be the responsibility of the Library Director in cooperation with appropriate County and City agencies.
  4. No library may be established until suitable and adequate quarters can be provided.
  5. Any building to be used for a library shall be approved by the County's building inspector and fire inspector and shall meet at least the minimum County requirements for public buildings.


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