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Marion County Library Sub-District #1

Internet Use Policy

Policy for using computers and the internet.


Marion County Library provides access to the Internet as a means to enhance information and learning opportunities for library patrons. The Library has no control over the information accessed through the internet and cannot be responsible for its content. These guidelines have been established to ensure appropriate and effective use of these resources.  If you do not have a library card, you may purchase a guest pass for $3.00 per time and provide a valid drivers license.

Procedures for Use

Please sign up at the Circulation Desk to use Internet stations.
Use of the Internet stations is on a first come-first served basis.
You may sign up for usage for 1 hour at a time.
Maximum use of 2 hours per day.
If no one is waiting, additional time will be granted.
Library staff provides limited assistance in Internet searching. We also have several books on ​web searching available.
Computers will be shut down 15 minutes prior to the library closing.

Prohibited Uses

No chat room usage.
No personal software.
No copying, downloading or otherwise reproducing copyrighted materials.
No display of obscene, abusive, malicious, or threatening email, documents or screens.
No use of the Internet for any illegal activity.
No vandalizing, degrading, or disrupting the equipment, software, system performance or data of other users.
Sound features are not to be turned on without the use of headphones.
Patrons must respect the rights of others when accessing the Internet.
Library staff reserves the right to end an Internet session at any time if that patron is creating a disturbance.
No more than two persons at a computer terminal at one time.

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