The Library provides patron access to the Internet on selected public terminals. Providing access to the Internet is in fulfillment of the Library's Mission Statement, the Library Bill of Rights, the Freedom to Read, and the Protected Freedoms document. The Library's Internet access is intended primarily as an information and communication resource.
The Internet provides access to vast amounts of information outside of the Library. Internet information may be incomplete, inaccurate, controversial, dated, or offensive. Patrons have the responsibility to use good judgment when selecting and evaluating information.
Filtering software is used only in the Children's Department.
Patrons using the Internet must comply with the copyright laws licensing agreements.
Patrons are responsible for fee-based services.
The Internet computer terminals at the Library may not be used for any illegal activity.
Patrons may not access the Internet for the purpose of viewing what may be considered sexually graphic, degrading, lewd or lascivious images. Upon first violation the patron may be asked to leave the Library premises. Subsequent violations may result in permanent loss of Internet privileges.Violations of this policy may result in the loss of Library Internet privileges.