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Request for Reconsideration

The Peterborough Public Library strives to acquire and make available a wide range of materials in a variety of formats to meet the needs of variety of users. The Library is aware that some materials are controversial and may offend some patrons.

If you would like staff to reconsider an item in the collection, the first step is to communicate your concern with the Collection Development Librarian.


If you are not satisfied with the response of the Collection Librarian, please continue to fill out this form which will be sent to the Library CEO. A copy will be forwarded to the Collection Development Librarian.

Following a review of the material, the Collection Development Librarian, in consultation with the CEO, will make a decision and respond in writing to you within one month.

The decision may be appealed in writing to the Library Board. The decision of the Library Board is final.

If representing a group or organization please specify: