The role of the Dubuque County Library District (DCLD) is to provide opportunities that will allow individuals to freely examine subjects and make their own decisions. While customers are free to reject for themselves what they do not approve of, they cannot exercise this right of censorship to restrict the freedom of access to others.
The DCLD board and director are aware that customers may take issue with the inclusion of specific items, programs, or practices, and they welcome the expression of concern by patrons. Patron concerns will be dealt with promptly and courteously as detailed in the following process.
Concerned patrons are encouraged to contact the library director to arrange to discuss these issues. Should that discussion prove unfeasible or fail to address the patron’s concerns, they may complete and submit a “Statement of Concern about Library Resources” form (available at all branches).