BRRL does not monitor and has no control over the information accessed through the Internet. BRRL assumes no responsibility for any damages, direct or indirect, arising from use of its Internet connections.
Library users and employees are forbidden to use the library's computers equipment and communications for sending, receiving, viewing, or downloading illegal material by way of the Internet. Persons who violate this provision of the policy may be reported to the relevant legal entity.
WHO CAN USE INTERNET WORKSTATIONS?
Registered patrons of the library who are 18 or over may use the Internet after reading the rules and agreeing to abide by them. If the patron has a card, staff will scan it and then return it to the patron.
Residents of other communities who are 18 or over may use the Internet after reading the rules and agreeing to abide by them.
Registered patrons between the ages of 13 and 17 whose cards are in good standing must have their parent's permission to access the Internet. Permission will be indicated by the parent or legal guardian's signature on the application.
Children under the age of thirteen must be under the direct supervision of a parent, guardian, teacher, or adult child care provider who has signed in for a session.
ACCEPTABLE USE GUIDELINES
To comply with the federal Child's Internet Protection Act, the Blue Ridge Regional Library has installed filtering software on Internet-connected computers. Unauthorized use of the Internet via BRRL computers may result in the loss of Internet privileges. Any person making unauthorized use of workstations or the Internet in violation of applicable laws may be prosecuted. The following uses are UNAUTHORIZED: