Salina Library Code of Conduct

To ensure a safe and appropriate environment for the conduct of library business, please follow the Code of Conduct as established by the Board of Trustees of Salina Free Library. Failure to comply with this Code or to follow staff instructions will result in loss of library privileges up to and including removal from the premises and exclusion from the library for a period to be determined. A patron whose privileges have been denied may have the decision reviewed first by the Library Director and then by theSalina Free Library Board of Trustees. Federal, state and/or local law enforcement agencies may be contacted where the violation involves criminal activity.

Prohibited Behaviors or Activities:

  • Abusive, obscene or threatening language and/or behavior

  • Alcohol or illegal drugs

  • Animals, except certified assistance dogs

  • Bare feet or chest

  • Blocking aisles or exits

  • Exhibitionism, voyeurism or lewd behavior

  • Feet on furniture or walls

  • Food and beverages at computer tables

  • Gambling

  • Littering

  • Noise disturbing to others

  • Offensive bodily hygiene

  • Panhandling, petitioning, soliciting or selling merchandise

  • Rollerblading or skateboarding, inside and outside

  • Sexual harassment

  • Sleeping

  • Smoking, vaping or use of tobacco products

  • Spitting

  • Theft of or damage to library, patron or staff property

  • Unattended children under eight years old or whose behavior requires supervision

  • Violation of the Internet policy, including display of obscene or pornographic materials

  • Weapon possession

  • OR Failure to follow staff instructions

Adopted: 2/20/2017