INTERNET USE POLICY
The Brooks Free Library offers public access to the Internet free of charge, with the following provisions. The Brooks Free Library has no control over information accessed through the Internet and cannot be held responsible for its content. The individual user is responsible for the selection of sites explored. Information obtained may not be current or accurate, and may be controversial in nature. Parents or legal guardians must provide guidance to their own minor children. Children in grades 8 and below must have signed parental permission to a computer with Internet access. Any restriction or monitoring of what a child views on the Internet is the sole responsibility of the parent or guardian. The staff of the Brooks Free Library will not be supervising a child’s use of the Internet. All users assume full liability, legal, financial and otherwise, for their actions. Parents/guardians assume liability for the child’s actions. Children under age 8 must be supervised by a parent, guardian or care provider.
Computer use rules and procedures may be adjusted from time to time in accordance with demand and availability of computers. Please do not turn computers on or off. Do not install software or change any settings on the computer. Please close any windows you have opened, and close out of the program you were using before leaving the computer. Do not attempt to read another user’s files or gain unauthorized access to another system. Do not use any Brooks Free Library computers for illegal or unethical purposes. Materials viewed must be appropriate for a public setting. Please observe the time limits as posted on the sign up sheet. Violation of these rules will result in suspension of the user’s computer privileges.
(Approved by the Brooks Free Library Board of Trustees 2/14/2001)