Rules for Computer and Internet Use

Computer Rules

  1. Users must show their library card and sign in at the desk (white sheet) before using the computer.
  2. If the user does not have a library card, a valid ID has to be taken and held at the desk. We offer 15 minutes free if they do not have a card but there is a fee of $3.00 for 1 hour and they must have ID. If the User lives in town they can register for a card and use the computer 1 hour free per day until they receive their card in the mail.
  3. If the user does have a library card they can use the computer 1 time each day, for up to 1 hour free, Users can pay to use extra time (15 minutes are $1.00 if the patron already used the hour.)
  4. Users are responsible for keeping track of their time ( 1 hr/15mins). There is a timer located on the top and center of their screen.
  5. No more than one person is allowed at the computer at a time (unless permitted by library staff). This includes sitting or standing.
  6. Printing is $.10 (ten cents) per page. Users must pay for everything they print including errors, duplicates, and wasted copies.
  7. Computer disks and CDs may be purchased at the circulation desk for $1.00 each.
  8. Users may not shut down the computers under any circumstances.
  9. No eating or drinking in the library or at a computer workstation. If the user is found doing so, they may be asked to leave.
  10. All computers are shut down 15 minutes before we close, (for example. when the library closes at 5:00PM, computers shut down at 4:45PM; when the library closes at 8:00 PM computers are shut down at 7:45PM).

Wireless Access Rules

  1. Users must show their library card and sign in at the desk (green sheet) before using their computer or device (Users on any device such as a cell phone, tablet etc. must sign in).
  2. If user does not have a library card, a valid ID has to be taken and held at the desk and if they wish to plug in to one of our electrical outlets, there is a $1.00 charge.
  3. There is no charge or time limit for using wireless.
  4. Wireless gets shut down 15 minutes before we close

Microfilm Rules

  1. User must present library card or ID and sign in at the desk.
  2. If user does not have a library card, they may use the microfilm machine for a fee of $3.00 per hour.
  3. If no one is waiting, user may use the microfilm machine for an unlimited amount of time.Copies are $.10 (cents) each.

 

COMPLIANCE WITH THESE RULES IS A CONDITION OF USE OF PUBLIC ACCESS INTERNET WORKSTATIONS AT THIS LIBRARY. IF YOU CHOOSE NOT TO COMPLY WITH THESE RULES YOU WILL NOT BE PERMITTED TO USE THE WORKSTATION.

 

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