Glencoe Public Library

Member of the Pioneerland Library System

Glencoe Public Library rules

  1. Show respect for all patrons, staff, furnishings, and materials.
  2. Keep your voice low and language civil.
  3. Patrons must wear shoes and a shirt all times while in the library.
  4. Refrain from boisterous conduct, running, throwing items, or other conduct which could endanger anyone.
  5. Keep entrances, doorways, and stairs, both inside and outside, clear for other people.
  6. Use the furniture and other facilities in an appropriate manner.
  7. When gathering in groups please keep in mind that you are in a library; resulting noise and behaviors easily become disturbing to other library users.
  8. Refrain from using tobacco on library property.
  9. Refrain from bringing beverages or food into the library and computer lab.
  10. Refrain from using skateboards, scooters, bicycles or in-line skates on library property.

Persons who choose to violate these policies will be asked to leave the library. Repeat offenders may have their library privileges suspended.

Internet policy

The Glencoe Public Library follows the American Library Association policy on Access to Electronic Information, Services, and Networks: An Interpretation of the Library Bill of Rights.

 Patron Use of Glencoe Public Library Internet Computers

  • Library patrons must not interfere with the use of the Internet or computers by other patrons.
  • Library patrons should be discreet and considerate of others when viewing material.
  • Public library will provide basic instruction for accessing the Internet as time allows.
  • Use of the Internet is free, however printing and CDs are available at posted rates.
  • Because of space limitations, Internet use is generally limited to one person at any one time.

Access to Internet use may be restricted by Pioneerland Library System staff if the user violates the following:

  • Violating current federal, state, or local law.
  • Placing or altering files or programs.
  • Damaging or disrupting equipment, system performance, or data.
  • Violating copyright or licensing agreements.
  • Gaining unauthorized access to resources.
  • Invading the privacy of individuals by accessing or damaging data.
  • Viewing material that may be considered offensive by other library users.
Consequences for violating the Glencoe Public Library's Internet Policy:
  1. After first violation, patron will be given a verbal reminder.
  2. After second violation, patron will be given a written warning.
  3. A third violation may result in suspension of Internet privileges

Cell phone policy

  • Cell Phones should be shut off or set to "vibrate" when entering the library.
  • Please move all phone conversations outside the library.
  • Take your belongings with you if you move to make a phone call.
  • Refusal to comply with this policy or its intent will result in the patron being required to leave the library.