POLICY #1020
EFFECTIVE DATE: FEBRUARY 1, 2019
SUBJECT: ADVOCACY, RESOURCES AND POLITICAL ACTIVITY


PURPOSE: To clarify the role of the Library in providing access to information on political topics.

Chesapeake Public Library champions free access to information. The Library does not support or show bias toward any individual, candidate, party or philosophy. Chesapeake Public Library strives to provide credible resources and tools to foster an empowered, engaged community.

Library Advocacy:

Chesapeake Public Library may educate the public regarding Library legislation or any issue that may impact library services in the community or information regarding voter registration.

Political Activity on City Property:

Patrons with an intent to engage in political activity should review Chesapeake City Code, Section 46-16.{rscomments off}