To set the eligibility for participation and outline the type of service offered by Innisfil Public Library to homebound residents.
Homebound Service provides free home delivery of books and other library materials by designated volunteers.
This service is available to any person within the Town of Innisfil who is confined to his/her home or a health care institution because of a temporary or chronic disability. Where volunteers are available, service will be extended to non-residents with valid library cards who meet the above criteria.
The following materials may be borrowed:
Books – large print, paperbacks, etc.,
Magazines – current issues excepted;
Other materials, subject to the approval of the Branch Manager.
Materials will be delivered by designated volunteers based on an approved schedule.
All volunteer drivers will be recruited according to Library Volunteer Policy.
Police Records Checks
As part of its due diligence, the Library Board requires that all volunteers who may interact directly with children and/or vulnerable adults must provide a criminal record check prior to working with these groups. These volunteers will be re-screened every two years.
Supersedes Policy Number: 2004- 05
Approved by the Innisfil Public Library Board, March 8, 2004
Motion Number: 2004.23
Approved by the Innisfil Public Library Board, January 21, 2008
Motion Number: 2008.05