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Collections, Computers, Technology

These policies govern what materials are available in the library, and how computers are to be used in the library.
  • Collection Development Policies - Books and/or other library material selection are selected by the library director.  This Board believes that censorship is an individual matter and anyone is free to reject for themselves books which they do not approve of, but cannot exercise that right of censorship to restrict the freedom of others to read.
  • Selection, purchasing - Selection is made on the basis of their value of interest, information and enlightenment for all the people of the community.
  • Gifts & Memorials - This library will accept gifts of books and non-print materials. the same guidelines will be used in deciding whether materials will be added to the collection. Memorial gifts will be listed in a book to be kept by at the library.
  • ALA statements - This Board adopts and declares that it will adhere to and support: The Library Bill of Rights, and The Freedom to Read Statement  and The Freedom to View Statement adopted by the ALA.
  • Public access computers- Computers are available for public use during all hours the Library is open. You must check in at the circulation desk prior to using a computer. You are responsible for complying with copyright law and adhering to software licensing agreements. You may not alter Library's hardware, or attempt to bypass security features. Misuse of the computer may result in suspension or loss of computer privileges.
  • Public access computer Internet use - All persons wishing to use the Internet must sign a Limitation of Liability form. All children under 18 must have an Internet Access Consent Form signed by a parent or legal gardian on file at the library.The Library is not responsible for the accuracy of information found on the Internet. It is your responsibility to comply with all local, state, and fedeeral laws including but not limited to those concerning copyright, fraud, privacy, or obscenity. As is the case with other library materials, any restriction of a child's access to the Internet is the responsibility of the parent or legal guardian. Violations of these rules may lead to suspension or revocation of Internet access through the library.