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Terrell County Public Library 

Computer Policies and Procedures

Internet Computers:

  1. A patron must be six (6) years old to use the Internet.
  2. A patron under eighteen (18) years of age MUST have the signature of a parent or guardian giving them permission to access the PeachNet and Internet resources.
  3. TIME LIMIT:  There is not per day time limit for Internet use.
  4. Patron MAY NOT DOWNLOAD nor use their OWN DISKETTES OR SOFWARE PROGRAMS.  May be waived for  online courses.
  5. The library does not monitor and has no control over the information accessed through the Internet and cannot be held responsible for its content.  The internet is a global entity with a highly diverse user population and patrons use it at their own risk.  No filtering or blocking software serves are employed.
  6. All Internet resources accessible through he library are provided equally to all patrons.  The library affirms the right and responsibility of parents to determine and monitor their children's use of library materials and resources.  PARENTS OR GUARDIANS NOT THE LIBRARY STAFF are responsible for Internet information accessed by their children.
  7. A patron may not send, receive, or display text, graphics, or sounds, which may be reasonably offensive to others.
  8. A patron may not engage in chat activities, which could harass, libel, or slander another user.
  9. MISUSE of Internet access will result in the loss of a patron's computer privileges.  He/she will be given two verbal warnings, and so on the third offense, will be issued a written notification that privileges have been suspended for three months.  If patron is under 18, notification will be mailed to the parent or guardian.  A patron may apply for reinstatement of computer privileges.



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2004   Terrell County Public Library
                Dawson, Georgia  31742
                Claudia Copeland, Librarian
                Romaine Richardson, Web Master
Last Updated:  July 25, 2004
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