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The Cambridge Libraries & Galleries provides its services in a way that respects the dignity and independence of people with disabilities.  All reasonable effort will be made to ensure that our policies, practices and procedures are consistent... Read More»
When you get a Cambridge library account, you agree to the following conditions: Your Library card can be used at all Cambridge Library locations and must be presented each time materials are borrowed. Only the person named on the card can use the... Read More»
Welcome to Idea Exchange libraries and Cambridge Art Galleries. We are committed to creating and maintaining a safe, positive and quality environment where we treat each other with respect and courtesy.  Everyone is expected to: Attend to and... Read More»
Purpose: This policy outlines the privileges and responsibilities of delegations that wish to address the Board and describes the procedure required. Policy: Residents and community association representatives may attend and address the Board as a... Read More»
The Canadian Federation of Library Associations' Statement on Intellectual Freedom, ratified in June 1974, and last amended September 27, 2015, is accepted by Idea Exchange without reservation. Statement on Intellectual Freedom and Libraries The... Read More»
Idea Exchange is pleased to offer public access to the Internet, enabling us to electronically provide a window onto a world of ideas, information and commentary well beyond that which is available in our own collections.  The purpose of Idea... Read More»
Purpose The selection of materials is driven by the principles defined in Idea Exchange's Mission, Vision, Values and Goals. The purpose of this policy is to: a. To guide Idea Exchange staff in the selection of materials. b. To inform the public... Read More»
The Cambridge Public Library Board (hereinafter called the “Board”) is a corporation appointed by the City of Cambridge under and acting in accordance with the Public Libraries Act, Revised Statutes of Ontario, 1990 Chapter P.44 (hereinafter called... Read More»
Purpose This policy provides guidelines for social media and online use. The purpose of this policy is to maintain a positive, helpful and dynamic communication environment. The Idea Exchange Social Media Policy applies to online and social media... Read More»
Purpose: To outline the approach to handling situations in which a person’s disregard for appropriate conduct at Idea Exchange requires action that may in some cases include the issuing of a Letter of Trespass. Minor Violations When disregard for... Read More»
We welcome the contributions of those who help further the discussion by sharing their ideas and opinions – regardless of whether or not they express agreement or disagreement with entries or comments posted to this website. Please bear in mind that... Read More»
Cambridge Libraries & Galleries is committed to protecting the privacy of any personal information you may provide when visiting our website. We will not use or share any of this information except with the consent of the individual to whom the... Read More»