The Library requires that patrons using Library computers, computer network, and/or internet access to do so within the guidelines of acceptable use. Patrons who violate acceptable use guidelines will have their Library computer, computer networks, and/or internet access privileges terminated. Privileges will not be re-instated until the patron follows and satisfies procedures established by Library Administration. The following activities are unacceptable:
In accordance with the federal Children’s Internet Protection Act (CIPA) (Pub. L. 106-554), the library network is equipped with filtering software. The software is set to screen out sites which may reasonably be construed as obscene, as that term is defined in section 1460 of title 18, United States Code; or child pornography, as that term is defined in section 2256 of title 18, United States Code; or harmful to minors as defined in section 1703, Pub. L. 106-544. Users 18 years of age and older may request that a staff member disable the filtering software for research purposes. The software will not be disabled for users 17 and under for any reason.