515 N. First St. - Peotone, IL
Phone: 708-258-3436
Fax: 708-258-9796

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Unattended Children

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Parents are responsible for the behavior of their children while they are in the Library. The Peotone Public Library staff is committed to help children with activities related to the Library. However, Library staff cannot, nor is it their responsibility to serve as baby-sitters, teachers, or disciplinarians. Violations of this policy are grounds for suspension of library privileges. Whenever advisable, the Library will notify the parent of incidents involving an unattended child.

Children under the age of 10 must be accompanied and directly supervised at all times by a parent or other responsible caregiver. When the safety of an unattended child is in doubt, or the parent or responsible caregiver cannot be located, or if the Library is closing, Library staff is authorized to call the police and stay with the child until the police arrive.

From time to time, the Peotone Public Library schedules or provides programs which are designed and suitable for attendance by children without parental supervision. Such program announcements will so indicate, and if no indication is included, then supervision is required. When so indicated, if the parent or caregiver intends to be absent, they must leave word at the circulation desk as to their whereabouts and, if possible, a phone number where they or a responsible adult can be contacted.

Children over the age of 10 may use the Library unattended by an adult, subject to other Library rules and policies concerning behavior, conduct, and demeanor.

Library Hours

Monday - Thursday
9:30 a.m. – 8 p.m.

9:30 a.m. – 5 p.m.

9:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Closed on Sunday

Upcoming Events

Book Bingo 11:00am
Mar 02 2015 11:00 am
Preschool Storytime 10:30am
Mar 03 2015 10:30 am
Author Aaron Reynolds @ PHS - 6:00 pm
Mar 03 2015 6:00 pm
Tuesday Night Book Discussion 6:30pm
Mar 03 2015 6:30 pm
Computer Basics One-On-One 11:00am
Mar 04 2015 11:00 am

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    DVD 1
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    DVD 4
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    DVD 5