The Markesan Public Library provides computers with basic office programs, scanner, and access to the Library’s online catalog.

The Markesan Public Library provides access to the Internet and has no control over its subject matter. Providing access to electronic information does not imply sponsorship or endorsement by the Library.

Individuals accept responsibility for respecting what is appropriate for a public setting. Parents or legal guardians accept responsibility for their minor children’s use of the Internet at the Library.

Computer Use Guidelines

Use of the computer is on a first-come, first-served basis. Library staff reserves the right to limit computer time during times of high demand. All public computers are filtered. Parents/Legal Guardians acknowledge that computer filters will not catch all inappropriate websites.

The Markesan Library upholds and affirms the right and responsibility of the parent or guardian to determine and monitor the children’s use of all library materials and resources, including the internet. It is the responsibility of the parent or guardian to determine what is appropriate for children under their supervision. Minors six years old and under must be accompanied (within visual view of the computer screen) by a parent or guardian, older sibling, or babysitter.

Only one person per computer except parent, older sibling, or babysitter with child.

You may bring your own memory storage device. You may purchase storage devices from the Library as supplies are available.

Wireless users, both inside the building and outside the building, are expected to follow the Library’s Computer Guidelines, especially as it pertains to what is appropriate for a public setting. Library staff cannot troubleshoot individual problems or accept liability for your equipment. Wireless users do not connect to the Library printers. For safety concerns, using extension cords in walkways is not allowed.

The Library may limit the hours of use, require passwords, or apply filters to the wireless access.

Each side (including mistakes) printed from the copy machine is 10 cents; color print is 25 cents each side. Copy machine is meant for personal, low volume use. High volume professional printing needs are better met at a print shop business.

The Library reserves the right to revoke computer use if behavior is disruptive or inappropriate for a library setting or guidelines are not followed.

Internet Misconduct

Name ______________________________

Date ___________________

Reason for Warning _________________________________________

Second Incident Date ________________________________________

Reason for Revocation _______________________________________

Result ____________________________________________________

Staff person completing this form __________________________________

Approved 6/20/2019