The library manages its operations along these policy guidelines.  All policies are approved by the MCL Board of Trustees.  For more information about a policy, please contact us.

Using the Collection
The Circulation Policy explains who may get a library card, what can be checked out, when items are due, and what we do when they’re overdue.
Circulation Policy (PDF)
Library Card Application (PDF)
Using the Internet
The Public Access Internet Policy explains who can use library computers and what the computers can be used for.
Internet Access Policy (PDF)
Interlibrary Loans
Interlibrary loan is a service provided to patrons to obtain materials which are not available within the Marion County Library System.
Interlibrary Loan Policy (PDF)
South Carolina Room
The mission of the South Carolina Room of the Marion County Library is to provide a working collection of materials to support basic genealogical research and the study of local history.
South Carolina Room Policy(PDF)
Collection Development
The Collection Development Policy explains how and why we select the materials that make up the library’s collection.
Collection Development Policy (PDF)
Meeting Rooms
Meeting Room Policy (PDF)
Meeting Room Application (PDF)