Behaviors that infringe upon the rights of library users or staff are prohibited. Prohibited activities and behaviors include, but are not limited to, the following:

  1. Making excessive noise, including loud conversations use of cell phones, using headphones for audio/video files, etc. in a manner that disturbs others.
  2. Excessive odors or scents of person or belongings which cause discomfort to other library users.
  3. Consuming food or beverages while using the library jeopardizes the library’s collection and furnishings.
  4. Refusing to show ID or submit possessions for inspection to library or security staff upon request.
  5. Defacing or damaging library materials including underlining, highlighting, writing, using paper clips, removing pages, pictures, or security devices.
  6. Monopolizing, misusing, or damaging library furniture, building or equipment.
  7. Loitering, including refusing to leave the library promptly at closing or as directed during an emergency.