It is the intent of the Schoharie Free
Library to provide free and as equitable as possible access to the Internet
(World Wide Web) to all patrons of the Library. To this end, the Board of
Trustees of the Schoharie Free Library Association does hereby establish the
following policies for patron use of this electronic medium. These
policies may be amended at any time that the Board deems necessary, and as
circumstances and experience dictate.
HOMEWORK HAS PRIORITY over every other function.
Patrons who are "surfing for fun" will be asked to wait until the
homework user is done.
Patrons are REQUIRED to check in at the Circulation Desk
BEFORE using the computers. This is to allow for equal and fair use of
Patrons will not be able to install and run programs
(executable programs with .exe extensions) from their own media in the
Patrons will be allowed to save their work from word
processing and other programs, and from Internet sites to blank,
pre-formatted 3 1/2" floppy disks and flash drives (on PCs so
equipped). Floppies are available at the Circulation Desk for $1, or
patrons may bring in their own.
Wireless access is used at the patron's risk and it is
understood that wireless is an unsecured environment. The Library is
not responsible for patron's equipment and will not troubleshoot
revised 3/13/09 CC