RULES OF CONDUCT FOR PATRONS OF THE HORNELL PUBLIC LIBRARY
All library users are encouraged and expected to respect the rights of others who use our facility. The following rules of conduct have been established to assure the health, safety, comfort of our patrons and staff as well as for the protection of property.
- For the protection of our valuable collection and cleanliness of our beautiful facility Eating Food is Prohibited within the library. Drinks are permitted in the library as long as they are in a sealed tight container or they contain a top or lid. Food may be permitted at special library sponsored events.
- Weapons or any kind are not permitted on library property.
- Any action that damages library property is prohibited.
- Shirts and shoes are required, as well as appropriate hygiene.
- Young children under the age of 8 must be accompanied by an adult, and supervised at all times.
- Smoking, sleeping, loitering and/or soliciting are not permitted on the Library premises.
- Unlawful, disorderly, disruptive, hazardous or inappropriate public behavior is prohibited.
- Cell phone conversations are discouraged in the Library.
- Certified guide or assistance animals are permitted in the library if appropriately identified. For the health and safety of our patrons, no other animals are permitted on the premises without special permission.
- Patrons must observe all guidelines and regulations governing use of materials, computers and equipment as posted within the Library.
- In the event unacceptable behavior requires action for the safety ad comfort of others. A warning will be given. If the behavior continues, a patron may be asked to leave. If there is further resistance, the law enforcement will be notified.