The San Leandro Public Library endeavors to provide all of its customers with a safe and pleasant library experience. The following rules of conduct have been adopted to ensure the welfare and safety of every person in the Library.
Minor children visiting the San Leandro Public Library are the responsibility of their parents or guardians. The Library does not serve in loco parentis. The Library cannot accept responsibility for the safety and supervision of minor children. The Library may require minors to be accompanied by a parent or guardian when visiting library facilities.
Any persons violating the Library's Rules of Conduct may have their Library privileges revoked or suspended. Length of suspension will be determined by Library Administration.
When the above listed behaviors are observed or other behaviors not listed that appear to be threatening, abusive, or disruptive to person and/or property, Library staff may impose limits on the use of the Library services or facilities. Library staff may call local law enforcement officers to assist in the enforcement of this policy.
Personal hygiene shall conform to the standard of the community for public places. This shall include the repair or cleanliness of garments. Persons whose bodily hygiene is offensive so as to cause a nuisance to others shall be required to leave the building. Customers are expected to wear appropriate clothing while using library facilities, including shirts and shoes.
Library staff has the discretion to discard personal items left unattended on Library property.
Minors who are in violation of these policies shall be required to be accompanied by a parent/guardian during visits to the Library for a period to be determined by Library Administration.
Disruptions that create hardship for Library neighbors are included in this Policy.
Approved by Library-Historical Commission and San Leandro City Attorney, June 2006