The New Milford Public Library is a non-partisan institution. It maintains strict neutrality in regard to politics, religion, social or racial issues, and other partisan topics.

Within the library collection can be found books and other materials describing various political philosophies, religious teachings, social or racial issues, and other partisan viewpoints. These materials are provided expressly for the information and education of library users. The library neither supports nor condemns any of these viewpoints.

It is directly contrary to library policy for anyone to attach onto or to insert into library materials or property any extraneous flyers, leaflets, business cards, or other printed messages supporting or condemning specific political, religious, social or other partisan viewpoints. Patrons finding any such items on or in library materials or property are encouraged to bring them to the attention of the library staff.

Approved by the Library Board of Trustees February 16, 2005