Library Rules of Conduct
The Norwich Public Library provides traditional and innovative resources in a safe and welcoming environment. We respectfully request that patrons observe the following rules:
Show mutual respect for everyone in the library. Use appropriate language and behavior.
Allow others to use the library in peace. Disruptive, harassing or threatening behavior is not allowed.
As a courtesy to others, cell phones, pagers and other electronic devices must be set to silent or vibrating mode. Cell phone use is not permitted in the library.
Shirts and shoes must be worn at all times.
While we love animals, they are not permitted except as guide or assist animals.
Eating and drinking is only allowed at library sponsored events.
Treat library property with care. Theft of library property or any purposeful damage done to the material, equipment, furniture, building or property of the library is against the law.
Scooters, skateboards, roller blades, and roller skates may not be used on library property. Items may be stored behind the Circulation Desk and be retrieved upon leaving.
Activities that could lead to injury or damage to library property, such as climbing on the Fiddleheads sculpture, benches or trees located on Library property is not permitted.
We do not allow solicitations, petitions or canvassing in the library or on library premises without the authorization of the Library Director.
The Norwich Public Library is a tobacco-free and drug-free zone. This includes electronic cigarettes.
Adopted by the Board of Trustees, October 27, 2003
Revised September 2005, August 2016