Library Policies

Conditions of Membership

When using the Library services members are asked to be respectful and courteous to Library staff and other Library users and to follow the Library User Guidelines. To view the Guidelines click here.

We encourage all members and visitors to our libraries to regard accident prevention and working safely as a collective and individual responsibility.

Your details

If you change your address, name, phone number or email address let us know.

Lost items

If you bring a Library item back late or lose or damage a Library item you may be charged a fee. For more information click here.

Members under 18

If you are under 18 years of age, unless living independently, you’ll need someone to sign on as your guarantor. A guarantor is responsible for the suitability of items accessed by a member under 18 and any Library fees they may incur. Click here for more information on fees and charges.

Local Laws

Being a member of our Library service means that you are bound by Local Laws. To read the current applicable Local Law please click here.


The Library is bound by a privacy policy and treats its member’s personal information in a confidential manner. A member will be given a copy of the policy on request and may also view any personal information the library holds about them.

Internet Access Policies

Our Internet Access Policy, Internet PC Conditions of Use and Wireless Internet Conditions of Use are available in PDF format by clicking on the links below –

WGRLC Internet Access Policy (94kb pdf)

WGRLC Internet PC Conditions of Use  (103kb pdf)

WGRLC Wireless Internet Conditions of Use (115kb pdf)

Surveillance Camera (CCTV) Policy

CCTV surveillance cameras are in place at certain libraries. To access the policy, please click here.

Election Period Policy

This policy has been developed in order to provide clear information about procedures and practices for West Gippsland Libraries (the Corporation) business in the lead up to the 2020 Local Government Elections to be held on 24 October and specifically the Election Period between midnight on 22 September and ceases at 6pm on 24 October 2020. For more details please see the Election Period Policy


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