For the comfort and safety of patrons, volunteers, and staff, and the protection of Library property, the following actions are examples of conduct not allowed on Library property.
Any violation of local, state, or federal law
Smoking, use of any tobacco products including but not limited to Cigarettes, cigars, chewing tobacco or use of a nicotine delivery system that produces smoke or vapor in the buildings or within 50 feet of the any library entrance.
Possession of weapons
Any loud, unreasonable, and/or disturbing actions created by persons or electronic devices (including cell phones) that interferes with the ability of others to use and enjoy library services
Being under the influence of, selling and/or possession of alcohol or illegal drugs
Verbally or physically threatening behavior toward any person
Sleeping or putting your head, feet or legs on tables, smoking, sitting on stairs, rearranging or misuse of library furnishings
Eating. Drinks must be in containers with lids
Use of library facilities or equipment for other than library purposes, including loitering, solicitation, selling or distribution of materials without prior written authorization
Leaving a child under nine years of age unattended by a responsible person
Leaving a child or young adult (under age 18) in the library after closing time
Animals in library building with the exception of licensed service animals
Misuse of restrooms. Includes bathing, shaving, changing clothes, loitering, or other inappropriate behavior
Entry into non-public areas or use of library telephones without permission
Theft or defacement of library property including books and other materials
Taking library property, including books and non-print materials outside library buildings without following established loan procedures
Inappropriate use of computers, including, but not limited to: viewing inappropriate websites, using the Internet for illegal purposes, or displaying, sending, printing obscene materials; or damaging, altering, or tampering with equipment or software; manipulating or interfering with the time management and print management software
Entering the library buildings barefooted, without a shirt, with offensive body odor or personal hygiene
Bringing personal items into the library that will not fit comfortably under one chair or leaving items unattended, Bags no larger than 18" in length are allowed. Larger bags of any type, bedrolls or luggage are prohibited. Articles with a foul odor, or articles, that alone or in their aggregate impede the safety of others.
Leaving personal items unattended and/or storage of personal items
Use of wheeled devices other than wheelchairs, walkers, strollers, or wheeled book bags
Bringing bicycles into library buildings
Refusal to leave library at designated closing time
Disregard of fire regulations
Failure to comply with Library's established standards and guidelines
All bags and other articles are subject to inspection by library personnel. The library reserves the right to limit the size and number of items brought into the library.
Library staff will intervene to stop prohibited activities and behaviors. Failure to comply with the library's established standards of acceptable behavior may result in removal from the building and/or restriction of library privileges.