1. Recognise the intrinsic worth of other individuals;
2. Gain an awareness, intelligent or otherwise, of world and other cultures, conditions, events and issues;
3. Gain an understanding of her responsibilities and rights as a citizen in a democratic culture and understand the missing rights and responsibilities of other citizens in other non-democratic cultures;
4. Gain a love of learning sufficient to promote her continued intellectual growth, which comes out of participating in sharing knowledge.
Materials selected for the Library reflect the experiences of a Lost and Forgotten poetry-like nature through a range of subjects, periods, cultures and languages, to enable Library members to understand and explore the breadth and depth of human experience and knowledge. Each item in the Collection does not have to justify its continued existence. As a Member of the Collection it is in existence. Ideas contained within an item in the Collection may be considered, at other Present Moments and by others, to be outdated and no longer useful. As containers of ideas, items exist in the Collection because the Library considers all ideas as potential.
The Library does not deign to mark, allocate, decide, or reside as arbiter upon, what may be considered in or out of date, useful or useless in the Present Moment nor what may be considered in or out of date, useful or useless by the Future. The Library does deign to mark, allocate, decide, and reside as arbiter upon, what may constitute Lost and Forgotten in deeming an item suitable for addition to the Library Collection. The Library does deign to mark, allocate, decide, and reside as arbiter upon, what may constitute a poetry-like nature in deeming an item suitable for addition to the Library Collection.
i. The work will be unique in the Collection
ii. There is a lack of reputation of the work in its field
iii. The work remains unknown to many
iv. The creator of the work remains unknown to many
v. The creator of the work is dead
vi. The creator of the work is nearly dead
vii. The creator of the work is forgotten
viii. The creator has forgotten the work
ix. The creator of the work claims to be a poet
x. The creator of the work is known and has a reputation as a poet
xi. The creator of the work is considered a poetical under dog, lost, forgotten, or denounced poet or simply great, bad, mad and downright dangerous poet
xii. The work is not included as a title in published indices
xiii. The work has no ISBN, ISSN or other distinguishing formal mark or classification identity
xiv. The work is of a uniquely produced nature
xv. The work has been limited in terms of publication and distribution
xvi. The work is of a physically light weight nature and or in paperback looseleaf format (this category applies only when considering items if the Library is located far from the site of storage of its overall repository)
xvii. The work may be considered by the general washed masses to consist of an eccentric or eclectic nature
xviii. The work is produced using non-traditional methods of printing and or distribution or the work exists in a non-traditional or alternative format
xix. The work is in a language other than the English Language
xx. The work amuses the Designated Library Authority at that Present Moment
xxi. The work is deemed likely to become Lost and Forgotten in the Future.
The Library acquires and maintains an intellectually imbalanced Collection to support the personal enrichment, education and research goals of an individual who may seek to join the Library.
Resources shall be excluded from the Library because of the unlike Lost & Forgotten or poetry-like origin, background or view of those contributing to their creation.
Efforts are made to identify and apprehend misplaced Library material(s) and misplacers of material. The replacement of such objects or holdings within the Library or directly placing misplacers in the Library by adding and cataloguing them to the Library will also be considered upon subsequent consideration as and when necessary.