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Library Patron Code of Conduct

Library Board approved policy, adopted March 21, 2017.

Trenton Veterans Memorial Library

Patron Code of Conduct

 The purpose of this Code of Conduct is to protect the right of the public to orderly, peaceful and productive access to Library facilities and services, to insure the safety of patrons and staff, and to protect library resources and facilities.

 The Library enforces the following Code of Conduct:

  • Any action that is illegal, violent, destructive, rude/offensive, distracting or disturbing or that otherwise interrupts the normal functioning of the library is not permitted. This includes but is not limited to: staring, photographing, following, stalking, harassing, using profanity or abusive or injurious language or threatening staff and/or patrons.

  • Cell phone ringers are to be muted or on vibrate while in the Library. Phone conversations are limited to the Library vestibule or outside the building.

  • Appropriate clothing shall be worn, including shirts and footwear.

  • Children under ten (10) years of age must be accompanied and supervised by an adult.

 The following are prohibited within the Library:

  • Roller skates, scooters, skateboards, bicycles or other similar devices may not be used or stored inside the Library.

  • Alcohol and/or drugs, including patrons under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

  • Gambling

  • Smoking

  • Bathing, showering or shaving in public restrooms.

  • Sleeping

The following actions are allowed only in conjunction with Library sponsored events:

  • Eating and drinking.

  • The sale or solicitation of items or services.

Violations of the above Code of Conduct may result in expulsion of the offender at the discretion of the Staff.  Expulsion may be for the day or an extended period of time, depending upon the severity and frequency of rule violations.

As Adopted by the Trenton Veterans Memorial Library Advisory Board

March 21, 2017

Trenton Veteran Memorial Library's Library Policy Manual.