The Internet and its available resources contain a wide variety of material and opinions from varied points of view. The library makes no guarantee, either expressed or implied, with respect to the quality or content of the information available on the Internet.
Not all the information available on the Internet is accurate, current or complete. In offering Internet access, library staff cannot completely control access points that change rapidly and unpredictably. Users are responsible for the access points they reach.
Users are cautioned that ideas, points of view and images can be found on the Internet that are controversial, divergent and/or inflammatory. The provision of access does not mean or imply that the library endorses or sanctions the content or point of view of any of the information or commentary that may be found on the Internet
Parents of minor children have the responsibility for their children’s use or exposure to the Internet through the library’s connection. Parents or guardians are responsible for the Internet information selected and /or accessed by their children.
Children who use the Internet unsupervised may be exposed to inappropriate or disturbing information and images. Parents are encouraged to discuss with their children the use of the Internet in relation to family values and boundaries and to monitor their use of the Internet.
The library does not offer e-mail accounts.
Chat rooms are not permitted.
Users are cautioned that, because security in an electronic environment such as the Internet cannot be guaranteed, all transactions, files and communications are vulnerable to unauthorized access and use and, therefore, should be considered public.
Staff may assist patrons to get started on the Internet. However, the library cannot guarantee that staff will be available to assist users at all times. The staff is not able to offer extensive explanations about the Internet or personal computer use or provide in-depth training. Time permitting, staff will try to answer specific questions about the Internet and offer suggestions for effective searching.