• Huether Family Aquatics Center

    Construction - July 1, 2020

  • Huether Family Aquatics Center

    Construction - July 1, 2020

  • Walnut Street

    Newly completed Walnut Street project

  • Yankton 4th of July Fireworks

    Yankton's annual 4th of July fireworks show over the Missouri River.

  • Meridian Bridge

    Winter Scene

  • Fire Prevention Week

    Fire Prevention Week

  • Lewis & Clark Lake

    Lewis & Clark Lake

  • Jim River Bridge

    Jim River Bridge

  • Lake Area Trail

    Lake Area Trail

  • Meridian Bridge Moonlight

    Meridian Bridge Moonlight

  • Lewis & Clark Recreation Area

    Lewis & Clark Recreation Area

  • Walnut Street

    Walnut Street

  • Bragging Rights

    Bragging Rights

  • Downtown Streetscape

    Yankton's Downtown

  • Lewis & Clark Lake

    Missouri River Bluffs

  • 4th of July

    4th of July Fireworks Show

  • Riverside Park

    Riverside Park

  • Meridian Bridge Fog

    Meridian Bridge Fog

  • Meridian Bridge Winter

    Meridian Bridge Winter

  • Meridian Bridge Fall

    Yankton Meridian Bridge Fall

  • Lewis & Clark Lake

    Lewis & Clark Lake walking trails.

  • Rockin' Ribfest

    June 3-4

  • Yankton Marina

    Yankton Marina

  • Yankton Missouri River

    Yankton Missouri River

  • Fishing the Missouri

    Missouri River Yankton

  • Meridian Bridge

    Meridian Bridge

  • Ice Sailing

    Missiouri River Ice Sailing

  • Yankton Riverside Park Winter View

    Yankton Riverside Park Winter View

  • Missouri River Yankton

    Merry Christmas

  • Yankton Discovery Bridge

    Yankton Discovery Bridge

Library Policy Manual

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This policy manual describes the Yankton Community Library's (hereafter called YCL) philosophy of service and details methods of doing business so that all staff attempt to provide equal and fair service and perform tasks in the same manner. 

These policies, which are not set in stone and are constantly being revised, provide a solid framework from which to organize standards and procedures. 

Mission, Philosophy and General Service Objectives:
The mission of the Yankton Community Library is to uphold the public’s freedom of access to information by providing a dynamic collection in a variety of formats and technologies, and to respond to the needs of the community through timely services and programs.



AV Equipment Loan, Fines, and Fees Policy

Circulation Policy

Collection Development Policy

Computer Use Policy

Confidentiality Policy

Damaged Items Policy

Disc Repair Policy

Display of Items Policy

Fax Policy

Gift Policy

Interlibrary Loan Policy

Library Card Policy

Limitations of Programs and Services Policy

Marketing Plan

Meeting Room Policy

Microform Reader/Printer Use Policy

Patron Behavior Policy

Personnel Policy

Privacy of Patron Records Policy

Relationship of Board of Trustees and Director

Social Media Policy

Solicitations Policy

Telephone/Cell Phone Use Policy

Test Proctoring Service Policy

Unattended Children Policy

Website Policy

WiFi Use Policy



Gift Materials Receipt Form

Meeting Room Use Agreement Form

Request for Reconsideration of Library Materials Form



Yankton Community Library 
515 Walnut Street
Yankton, South Dakota 57078
Telephone: 605-668-5275
Fax: 605-668-5277


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