Harney County Library
Internet Use Policy
Harney County Library provides access to a broad range of information resources including those available through the Internet. Although filtering software is used on all Internet computers, the Library does not monitor or control the content of the material accessed through the Internet and cannot be held responsible for its contents. As with other library materials, supervision of a child’s use of the Internet is the responsibility of a parent or legal guardian.
- Patrons must present their current Harney County Library card at the circulation desk to use Internet computers. Out-of-county visitors may show picture identification. Minors (age 17 and under) must have signed parental permission on their registration card to use the Internet. Patrons must have less than $5 in fines on their account to use Internet computers. If $5 or more is owed, a one-day pass may be purchased for $2 toward the fines owed.
- Internet use is for 2 hours per day on a first-come, first-served basis.
- Use is limited to one person at a workstation except when one person is assisting another.
- The cost of all black and white computer printouts is $.10 per page.
- The Library does not provide email accounts. However, patrons may access free, Web-based email accounts on library Internet computers.
- The Library reserves the right to classify any action, access, or operation on the Internet as inappropriate. The Library reserves the right to suspend or revoke Internet use privileges if a patron fails to comply with the following guidelines:
- Internet computers may not be used for any purpose that violates U.S., state, or local law.
- Computers shall not be used to access pornographic materials.
- Users must respect all copyright laws and licensing agreements.
- Tampering with or altering the Library’s software or hardware is not permitted.