Printer-friendly General Library Rules
To assure that
the library can by enjoyed by all patrons, the following rules must be
- Patrons shall
not interfere with other patrons' use of the library or with library employees'
performance of their duties.
- Damage to
library property and the theft of library materials is
In support of these two basic rules, the following
activities and items are not permitted in the library:
smoking; shouting; running; pushing; shoving; putting feet on
furniture; throwing any object; talking or singing loudly; using personal
electronic equipment audible to others; harassing, either verbally or
physically, any staff person or patron; bicycles; rollerblades; skateboards;
basketballs; soccer balls, etc.
- No animals shall
be allowed in the library except service animals.
- Parents are
responsible for the behavior and supervision of their children. (See Policy on unattended
- The second floor
of the library is reserved for silent study; talking and group study on the
second floor are allowed only in study rooms.
- No more than
four people may sit at a table, or more than one person in a single
- Sitting on
furniture other than chairs is not permitted.
- Intruding on
other library patron's privacy is forbidden. No campaigning, petitioning or
soliciting is permitted.
- Library patrons
are responsible for their personal property. Items should not be left
- Shirts and shoes
must be worn in the library.
- All materials
must be checked out before leaving; bags may be inspected at circulation
- Food and drink are permitted only in designated areas.