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Unattended children in the library

Saskatoon Public Library.

Unattended children in the library

policy and procedure

by Saskatoon Public Library.

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Published by The Library in [Saskatoon] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Saskatoon Public Library.,
  • Children"s libraries -- Security measures -- Saskatchewan -- Saskatoon.,
  • Libraries -- Staff manuals.,
  • Library rules and regulations -- Saskatchewan -- Saskatoon.,
  • Latchkey children -- Saskatchewan -- Saskatoon.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementSaskatoon Public Library.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination8 leaves.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20838349M

      Library staff members will refer to this policy when necessary, including in response to the following situations: An unattended child is found frightened or crying in the Library. An unattended child is perceived to be endangering him or herself, or that another person in the Library poses a perceived threat to the unattended child. Unattended Child When the Library is Open. Children under 6. Children under the age of 6 may not be left unattended by an adult in any part of the Library. If children under the age of 6 are found without an adult, staff will attempt to locate the parent or other caregiver.

    Policy on Unattended Children. Service to children is a very high priority of the Marion County Public Library. Children of all ages are welcomed and encouraged to use the Library’s materials, programs and services and every effort is made to create a pleasant, warm, and inviting atmosphere. Unattended Children The Hillsdale Free Public Library is concerned for the safety and well-being of children left unattended in the library. We urge parents to remember that the library is a public building and it is not in any child’s best interest to be left here unattended.

    Unattended Children Policy The New Carlisle Public Library encourages visits by young children to the Youth Services Department and it is our desire to make this important visit both memorable and enjoyable for the child and the adult who bring her/him to the Library.   Minor children not enrolled at Central Michigan University should be accompanied by a responsible adult. Minor children who are not enrolled at CMU are not permitted in the Extended Hours Study Room. The Library may contact Central Michigan University Police to enforce this policy.


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Unattended children in the library by Saskatoon Public Library. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Your children are important and we want them to have a rewarding library experience. Please be advised of our library policy, which states that children under the age of seven may not be left unattended at any time and children between the ages of seven and fourteen should not be left unattended and/or unsupervised for more than one hour or at closing time.

The library is not equipped to serve. The care and behavior of minor children visiting the Burton Public Library is the responsibility of the parent/guardian. The Library does not act in loco parentis.

While many people think of a public library as a safe environment, that is, unfortunately, not always the case. Library Staff welcomes minor children to enjoy the Library and library materials but cannot accept responsibility for.

Children up to age 8 must have a parent/caregiver in the immediate vicinity of and in visual contact with the child. If a child is found unattended a second time, the police are called. Children age 8 and older may use the library on their own, but may be asked to leave the library if exhibiting inappropriate behavior.

Unattended Children. Responsibility for the welfare and the behavior of children using the library rests with the parent, guardian or responsible caregiver. Though staff will always respond with care and concern, they cannot assume responsibility for children's safety and comfort.

Unattended Children The Solvay Public Library aims to provide a safe, secure, and appropriate environment for library users of all ages. Children under the age of 8 must Unattended children in the library book be accompanied by a parent, older sibling, or responsible childcare provider while in the library.

The Jacksonsville (Florida) Public Library as well as Mesa Public Library in Los Alamos, New Mexico, require children younger than age eight to have an adult caretaker in the immediate vicinity 1. The American Library Association publishes an entire resource guide about developing a policy regarding unattended children at the library and any librarian working in youth services knows that.

Unattended Children Policy. The Wood County District Public Library welcomes and encourages children to visit the library, use library resources and services, and attend library programs.

The responsibility for the safety and behavior of children in the library rests with the parent/caregiver and not with library personnel. Children age seven and under may not be left alone in the Library. Parents/caregivers are responsible for children's behavior.

Child Left Unattended During Open Hours. If it is determined that a child is lost or left unattended, a staff member should try to identify and locate the parent/caregiver, according to the following procedure: 1. The Library is not responsible for the care or supervision of children using library facilities, nor is it responsible if children leave Library property unattended.

Understanding that children mature at different rates, the following guidelines have been established to ensure that children are safe and cared for while in the library. Unattended Child Policy. The Fort Worth Library endeavors to provide a welcoming, pleasant, and safe environment for all Library users.

However, parents are responsible for the well-being of their children who are visiting the Library or using the Library’s services. The Elk Grove Village Public Library is not responsible for children left unattended by their parents, guardians, or other authorized caregivers during Library hours or after the Library closes.

Parents, guardians, or other authorized caregivers are responsible for the discipline, care, and safety of. Unattended Children. Danville Public Library. Hamilton Noth Public Library. Hancock County Public Library. Jackson County Public Library.

Parental Supervision of Children. Jefferson County Public Library. Logansport-Cass County Public Library. LDO HT The Library in no way assumes responsibility for any child under the age of 18 left unattended in the library. In case of an emergency, consent to perform first aid is assumed for any children left unattended.

Parents or guardians of children attending preschool library programs must remain in the library. Unattended Children. Conneaut Public Library. The Library welcomes youth to use its facilities and services.

Responsibility for the behavior and well-being of children using the Library rests with the parent or guardian or care giver assigned by the parent, and not with the Library’s personnel.

All children, under the age of ten, shall at all times be attended and adequately supervised by an adult. Children, age ten to thirteen, may be left unattended no more than one hour. If the child is attending a library program the child may remain in the library unattended for no more than one hour following the end of the program.

The Wellesley Free Library encourages children to use the Library. Our commitment to provide a full range of resources, services, and programs for young people is total and unwavering. In order to ensure that all children, as well as all other patrons, have a positive experience at the Wellesley free Library, we ask children and [ ].

Unattended Children Policy. In an effort to provide a Library environment that allows patrons of all ages to use the David & Joyce Milne Public Library and its collections and services in a safe and unrestricted manner, the Library Board of Trustees has adopted a policy statement concerning unattended children.

UNATTENDED CHILDREN/PERSONS. Policy Statement To enrich the informational, educational and recreational quality of life for all people in Rampart Library District, the Library strives to provide an atmosphere and environment free from unnecessary distraction and conducive to the highest and most efficient use of its facilities and resources.

Library staff will try to locate the parent/caregiver of any child under the age of 8 who is left unattended.

If a parent/caregiver cannot be located in the library or by phone within thirty (30) minutes, library staff will call the police () and turn over the child to their custody.

Children over the age of eight (8). Children ages nine (9) and up may visit the library unattended, but should not be left unsupervised for extended periods of time. At closing time if a child under the age of twelve (12) is left unattended, an attempt will be made to contact the parent/caregiver.

Unattended Children Policy The Anderson County Library welcomes and encourages children to visit the Library, use library resources and services, and attend library programs.

Staff members are available to help and support children; however, the Library is not able to provide short- or long-term child care, or be responsible for unattended.JEFFERSON PARISH LIBRARY • West Napoleon Avenue • Metairie, Louisiana Admin. Phone: () • Admin.

Fax: () • Renewal Line: () Comments/Help: If you have any questions about the Jefferson Parish Library website or need help with your account, please visit our help page.All children under the age of six must be accompanied by an adult.

If there are children left unattended when the library closes and the guardians cannot be found, the proper authorities will be notified.

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