Vineland Public Library


Welcome to Vineland Public Library

Welcome to the Vineland Public Library

To provide for a clean, pleasant and safe environment for Library users, the Board of Trustees of the Vineland Public Library has established standards to be enforced by Library staff and the Vineland Police if necessary. All standards apply to the Library building and the Library property.

Unacceptable behaviors include, but are not limited to:

• Inappropriate or disruptive behavior.
• Leaving a child under the age of 9 or an individual requiring supervision unattended in the Library without direct supervision of an adult. (See also Unattended Children Policy)
• Physical, sexual or verbal misconduct.
• Vandalism or deliberate misuse of Library facilities, materials or equipment.
• Use or possession of drugs or alcohol, or being under the influence of either.
• Disobeying the reasonable requests of Library staff.
• Cell phone conversations outside of the vending area, lobby, or Doris Tripp Room. Use of a cell phone for texting, apps, and other WiFi use is allowed in other areas of the Library provided that any audio is not noticeable to other Library users and staff.
• Misuse of restrooms such as bathing, washing clothes or dishes, shaving, using the wrong restroom.
• Offensive hygiene that disrupts another’s Library work or experience.
• Listening to any audio that is noticeable to other Library users and staff. Earbuds may be purchased at the Information Desk.
• Smoking, including electronic cigarettes, or use of any tobacco products on Library property.
• Gambling.
• Sleeping.
• Peeping, staring at or following another person.
• Onscreen display of images inappropriate for a public environment.
• Sales and/or solicitations, unless authorized by the Library.

The following are examples of items that may not be brought into the Library:

• Weapons
• Recreational and sports equipment including bicycles, skateboards, balls, and bats
• Bedrolls/bedding/blankets
• Animals, except those needed to assist a person with a disability and authorized program animals

Please remember that unattended possessions represent a safety and security risk. The Library is not responsible for lost or stolen personal property. Please keep your belongings with you at all times.

If you would like to review the complete Vineland Public Library Patron Conduct Policy, please ask at the Information Desk.

Thank you for helping us make our Library a better place.

Approved by the Vineland Public Library Board of Trustees July 28, 2011
Update approved by the Vineland Public Library Board of Trustees June 25, 2015