Entering the Library without clothing covering the upper and lower body or without shoes or other footwear.
Verbal warning only
- Library user may correct or leave
Making any loud or disruptive noise, including the disruptive use of
personal electronic devices.
Consuming food in the stacks or in the Computer Center. Food and
beverages with secure lids are acceptable throughout other areas of the Library.
Blocking aisles, doorways, stairways, elevators, or ramps. Large objects
such as carts, bicycles, and luggage may not be brought into the Library.
Library users must keep personal belongings with them at all times.
Exiting the building with Library materials or taking Library materials
into a restroom prior to check out.
Using tobacco, tobacco products, or vaping devices in any form or within
10 feet of any entryway into the Library.
Soliciting, petitioning, distributing written materials or canvassing
for any purpose within the Library building.
Blocking Library entrance areas or interfering with the free flow of
pedestrian traffic in such areas. Library entrance areas shall be used
exclusively for entering and exiting the Library and as temporary waiting areas
for Library patrons.
Commercial photography or filming, without prior written permission from
Selling anything without the prior permission from the City of Salem.
Using Library facilities for bathing, shaving, washing hair, or changing
or laundering clothing.
Emitting pervasive body odors including, but not limited to, odors
caused by perfume or cologne, that disturb others or damage Library property.
Fraudulently using another Library patron’s library card and/or account
number for any purpose, including to reserve computers.
Violating the Library's Rules for Acceptable Use of the Internet and Library public computers. Rules for Acceptable Use must be agreed to electronically prior to the commencement of an internet session. In addition to the Rules for Acceptable Use of the Internet and Library public computers, Library users agree to abide by the following rules for any device, personal or otherwise, while in the Library:
Stop viewing an internet site if staff determines that the site may create a hostile environment for staff or patrons.
Not access sites that are inappropriate for minors if the user's device may be visible to minors.
Not view, print, upload, download or otherwise access material unlawfully.
Not intercept or receive data not specifically intended for you.
Refusing to leave building during emergency evacuation.
Manipulating or interfering with Salem Public Library computers,
catalogs, internet reservation system or computer print management system.
Adults using Children’s or Teen areas without a child or a need for
Lying down or sleeping in the Library or in a Library entryway. Sleeping
means a person’s eyes are closed for more than three minutes, and the person is
not engaging in an expressive activity.
Leaving a child under 10 years of age unattended. Minor children
visiting the Library are the responsibility of their parents or guardians. The
Library cannot accept responsibility for the safety and supervision of minor
children. See the Library’s Unattended Child Policy.
follow Unattended Child Procedure
Bringing animals other than service animals into the Library. Only
service animals (and service animals in training) or animals which are part of
a Library program are permitted in the Library. Service animals are defined as
dogs or miniature horses that are individually trained (or in training) to do
work or perform tasks for people with disabilities.
Leave building; may return without pet
Unauthorized presence in designated staff-only areas; entering or remaining inside the Library before or after posted hours of operation.
Smoking in restrooms, intentionally clogging plumbing, or looking into an area designed to provide privacy to a person using the area.
Possessing, consuming, distributing, or selling any alcoholic beverage
or marijuana product. This prohibition
does not apply to alcohol permitted at
a Library-approved event.
Depositing bodily fluids or excrement on any Library property including, but not limited to, Library collections, equipment, furnishings, walls, and flooring.
Engaging in any physical altercation.
Threatening or harassing Library users and/or staff by exhibiting
abusive or threatening behavior, including the use of profanity or gestures.
Possessing a knife, gun, or any other weapon. Exemptions from this
prohibition are recognized for Law Enforcement Officers and individuals
licensed to carry handguns in accordance with state law.
Exhibiting signs of or being under the influence of alcohol; being under
the influence of any controlled substance listed in Schedules I – V of the
Controlled Substances Act, 21 U.S.C. § 812.
Engaging in any act of sexual conduct as defined in ORS 167.060.
Exposing one’s genitals.
Committing theft of or vandalism to Library property, or personal
property of another.