Collection Development Policy

Our aim is to provide a currently useful collection of materials representing different points of view for the educational, informational and recreational opportunities for our users. We select materials for people from infancy through maturity.

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Patron Behavior Policy

The Library is for everyone. We have developed policies and procedures which ensure the safety of all patrons. In general, unacceptable behavior is that which interferes with the use of the Library for other people. We have outlined what is unacceptable behavior and our Unattended Children Policy.

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Meeting Rooms Policy

We offer a variety of study and meeting rooms to meet your needs. These rooms are open to all patrons to use within the guidelines we have set forth.

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Tutor Policy

Darien Library recognizes the benefit to the students and parents of the community for tutoring to be allowed within the Library. The following procedures are intended to provide a balance between the use of the Library by tutors and their clients, and the use of the Library by other members of the community.

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Privacy and Security Policy

Your privacy is very important to us. We take every measure to protect your personal information and checkout history. Our duty to do so is driven from a legal and ethical stance as we adhere to the American Library Association's Code of Ethics.

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Library Internet Use Policy

The internet provides access to a wealth of information to materials which may be of a controversial or mature nature, as well as to material that is not accurate, complete, or current. Our policy covers filtering, copyright issues, legalality, and patron guidelines on internet usage.

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Photography Policy

We take photos and videos at some of our programs. Why? We want to share the experiences and educational opportunities that the Library has to offer. View the Photography Policy

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