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Social Networking Policy

The Morton Grove Public Library maintains presence on various social networking sites, such as Goodreads, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and others, with the goal of educating and informing current and future library users, promoting library resources and services, and facilitating an online platform of communication between library staff and library users.

Library staff will follow these guidelines when posting on the Library’s social networking sites:

  • Postings should be professional and reflect well on the Morton Grove community.
  • Social networking sites should be used to advance the Library’s mission and market materials, programs and services to assist the community in its pursuit of personal growth and lifelong learning as well as facilitate communication between staff and the public.
  • Postings must be written in accordance with the Library Privacy Policy; disclosing confidential business and patron information is strictly prohibited.

MGPL social networking sites are open to public posts and comments; Library staff moderate content of the postings.  The Library reserves the right to remove a comment or post at any time if deemed inappropriate.

The following content is considered inappropriate and will be removed:

  • Comments or links not relevant to the discussion topic or to library events, services, programs or policies
  • Material that is obscene, discriminatory, libelous or malicious
  • Personal attacks, insults or threatening language
  • Postings violating copyright, trademark or other intellectual property rights of any third party
  • Private or personal information submitted without consent
  • Commercial promotions, political and religious propaganda, and spam

Abuse of the Social Networking Policy may result in a warning and subsequent banning of the poster from posting to the Library social media site(s).


Approved by the Morton Grove Public Library Board of Trustees, September 18, 2014; reapproved September 10, 2015.

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