Branch evaluations will be done twice a year, without notice. Once during the first 6 months and one during the last 6 months of the year. Branch supervisors are responsible for ensuring that their branch library ready to be evaluated at any given time. Each branch will be evaluated on overall appearance, collection maintenance, appearance of donated materials/book sale items, condition of the shelves, signage, bulletin boards, magazine display/storage, staff work area appearance, custodial area/public restrooms, and lights/building maintenance. During the evaluation process the following items should be readily available:

· Evacuation/Emergency information sheet (PPM 5.131A)

· Branch library bookmarks

· Computer usage policy