Policies

Contact our Administrative Office for additional information and/or the complete text of all library policies. 

Borrowing 

Visit our Borrowing page to learn more about borrowing materials from the library. You may also read our Using the Library Policy (PDF)  for more information.

Children in the Library

Children are welcome in the library. Children under the age of 8 must be supervised and in view of a responsible caregiver. Parents and caregivers are solely responsible for the behavior and safety of their children in the library, whether or not a parent or caregiver is present. Refer to our Customer Code of Conduct (PDF) for more information.

Computer & Internet Use

Internet-connected public computers and Wi-Fi are available in every library. See our Computer and Internet Use Policy (PDF) for more information. 

Customer Code of Conduct

Please refer to our Customer Code of Conduct (PDF) for information.

Data Privacy

In accordance with Statute MN 13.40:2, information contained in library records cannot be released to anyone other than the person who registered that card. A parent or guardian who lives in the same household may have access to a minor's record unless the minor has asked that the information not be released. Records of all library transactions are deleted when library materials are returned on time. 

Extended Access

Extended Access provides self-service access to designated library locations outside of staffed hours. All library policies remain in effect during unstaffed hours hours per the Extended Access Policy (PDF). To use the service, members must sign an Extended Access Agreement (PDF), which is kept on file by library staff. Learn more on our Extended Access page

Food & Beverages

You may eat or drink non-alcoholic beverages everywhere in the library except by the computers.

Meeting Rooms

Free public meeting rooms are available in all of our libraries. Read our Meeting Room Policy (PDF) for guidelines and limitations. Learn more about reserving a room on our Meeting Rooms page

Public Notice/Bulletin Boards

All libraries have a community bulletin/public notice board. Non-profit groups are welcome to drop off materials to post, but we cannot post commercial notices. Staff will review the materials and give priority to library and local government postings. Postings are put up as time and space allow, we cannot guarantee material will be posted.