The Halifax Regional Library Board supports the Canadian Federation of Library Associations Code of Ethics:
Halifax Public Libraries and its employees have the individual and collective responsibility to:
- support and implement the principles and practices embodied in the current Federation Statement on Intellectual Freedom;
- make every effort to promote and maintain the highest possible range and standards of library service to all segments of Canadian society;
- facilitate access to any or all sources of information which may be of assistance to library users;
- protect the privacy and dignity of library users and staff.