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The Library has copying facilities, fax facilities, and computers with printing facilities and Internet access for use by library patrons. Call the library at 667-2133 for the fees associated with copying, faxing, and printing.


Computer Use Policy


The library provides computers for use at the library on a primarily first come, first serve basis.  Computers may be reserved only for the purposes of taking scholastic and professional exams and for library approved computer classes.  The library makes no promise of extra quiet or privacy during examinations or classes.


Cardholders must bring library card number to use computers. Visitors must show a photo I.D.  Logging in on the computer constitutes agreement to comply with this policy.


Cardholders must be members in good standing with no overdue items and fines < $3.00.


Cardholders are allowed a minimum of 1 hour usage, visitors are limited to 15 minutes usage per day.  When asked to leave due to time, a cardholder will not be allowed back on until an hour has passed or an open terminal becomes available, whichever occurs first.


Users will be courteous to other users.  Only one person is allowed per workstation, the only exception being a responsible person with a child under 10. Users will speak quietly to avoid bothering other users.  Cell phones should be set to vibrate mode.


Users under the age of 10 must be accompanied by a responsible person age 18 or older.


Users will not attempt:

Ø  To install new software.

Ø  To defeat the computer configuration control software.

Ø  To defeat the filtering by Illinois Century Network.  If you receive a screen that says “Web Access Disabled” try another site.

Ø  To defeat copyright protections for web content and local software content.

Ø  To download or upload illegal or obscene content.


A first time violation of the above listed items will result in a 30 day suspension of computer use privileges.  A second violation will result in permanent suspension of computer use privileges.


Print costs are 15 cents per page for black & white prints, and $1.00 per page for color prints.


Users may request installation of new software or internet plug-ins using a Library Suggestions card. Ask at the circulation desk if you need assistance.


Created on 7/31/2002                        

Revised on 05/06/2008                       Revision Approved on 05/06/2008


If you have any questions or comments regarding this policy, please contact the library at 667-2133, or e-mail us at tre@lcls.org. 







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