Ohio County Public Library

Ohio County Public Library

Code of Conduct

Ohio County Public Library encourages the use of its facilities for reading, study, research, and the legitimate use of the Library’s resources and services. The Library pledges to provide an atmosphere conducive to delivering library services to its patrons. To further this goal, library patrons are asked to conduct themselves in a lawful, orderly and considerate manner.

Conduct Governed by Ohio County Public Library Policy

Any behavior that disrupts the orderly use of the Library is prohibited. This includes, without limitation, behavior that constitutes a nuisance, or presents a safety and/or security hazard or affects the ability of the library staff to provide service to its patrons. The following actions are examples of conduct not allowed on library property:

Consequences of Misconduct:

The Library Director or designee will apply these rules in a fair and equitable manner for the benefit of all. If any of the information is unclear please ask a member of the library staff for clarification. The consequences of misconduct may be any of the following: verbal warning, loss of library privileges or prosecution to the full extent of the law. Parents will be called or notified in writing in the case of a minor (less than 18 years of age). 

Subject to Search

The library reserves the right to inspect all bags, purses, briefcases, packs, personal listening devices, computers and coats.


 - Adopted March 16, 2010
 - Revised June 11, 2014