Cessnock City Library is an integral part of our community with over 150,000 visitations every year.
The Cessnock and Kurri Kurri library branches regularly display community information, artworks and artefacts via notice boards, display and exhibition facilities.
The Display of Community Notices, Community Displays & Exhibitions and Hosting of Petitions in Council Libraries Policy was initially adopted by Council on 5 April 2000.
The policy is used to assess what can be accepted for display, exhibition and notice and reaffirms that petitions cannot be left at Libraries nor taken around inside the Libraries seeking signatures unless approved by resolution of the Council.
The policy has recently been reviewed to ensure we continue to provide an effective, accountable and transparent framework for decision making with respect to the reserve of Library notice boards, display and exhibition facilities.
The draft policy is on public exhibition and we’re seeking your comments.