McDowell County Public Library
To use the Internet at the Library, all
users must agree to the Library’s Internet Access Rules by clicking below.
If computers are shared, all users must
agree to the Library’s Internet Access Rules.
All users of electronic information
resources are expected to use these resources in a responsible manner,
consistent with the educational and informational purposes for which they are
provided, and to follow the Library’s basic rules and regulations.
· Computer use is managed with a PC reservation system. Each session is for 60 minutes, Patrons are limited to two hours per day. If you know you will be needing the computer for more than the two-hour limit because of serious study, job-searching or testing, you may check with the circulation staff to arrange additional session time. These rules will be enforced to ensure fair and equitable use.
Children 11 years and under using the
computers must be accompanied by a parent, guardian, or legal care giver.
Damage to computer equipment will be the
financial responsibility of the user or the parent or guardian of a child
under the age of 17.
A parent, guardian, or legal caregiver,
through signature, is responsible for the access of young adults from the
ages of 12 to 17.
It is the responsibility of parents,
guardians, or caregivers to determine what is appropriate for their own
Be considerate in your use of the
Internet. You are in a public place where children may be present.
You cannot send, receive or display
inappropriate materials, defined as text or graphics that may reasonably be
construed as obscene.
Respect the privacy of others.
Do not misrepresent yourself
by access code, password or signature.
Do not attempt to alter hardware or
Do not make copies of copyrighted or
licensed software or data unless such use is authorized.
· Please use “Print Preview” before printing. All copies will be paid for at the Self-Serve vending coin box. You then may retrieve your copies from the staff at the circulation desk.
· Any violation of policy may result in Internet privilege suspension for a time determined by policy and/or by the Director. Illegal use of the Internet will be subject to prosecution and loss of all library privileges.