Code of Conduct

Thank you for following these guidelines to ensure a safe, comfortable environment for our visitors and staff.

Unacceptable behavior includes behavior that interferes with the use of the Library by other patrons, creates a risk of injury to visitors or staff, interferes with the work of library staff or creates a risk of damage to library property. Unacceptable behavior includes, but is not limited to:

  • Loud cell phone conversations. Phone conversations are allowed only in designated areas.
  • Smoking or vaping within 25 feet of the building.
  • Damaging, defacing or theft of library property or materials.
  • Eating or drinking near library computers.
  • Disruptive or abusive behavior or language.
  • Possession of weapons of any kind.
  • Sale or use of drugs.
  • Possession or use of alcohol, except at authorized library functions.
  • Sleeping.
  • Bathing in restrooms.
  • Improper use of library computers. Please use computers in a manner consistent with The Ferguson Library Internet Use agreement.
  • Soliciting in or around the building.
  • Unaccompanied children. Children under age 8 must be accompanied by parent or other responsible caregiver over age 12. See our policy on Behavior and Supervision of Children.
  • Any conduct which interferes with the ability of others to use the Library.

Violation of these rules may result in suspension of your library privileges.

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