515 N. First St. - Peotone, IL
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Behavior in the Library - Code of Conduct

Peotone Public Library District
Code of Conduct

The Board of Trustees established the Code of Conduct to protect the rights and safety of Library patrons and staff, preserve and protect the Library’s resources and provide an atmosphere that is conductive to appropriate use of the Library and its services. All patrons are required to comply with the Code of Conduct while in the Library and on Library property. Below is an abbreviated version, the complete Code of Conduct is available at the Circulation Desk or by request at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

While in the Library, we ask that you:

  1. Be respectful of other patrons, Library staff and property.
  2. Speak in moderate tones at all times.
  3. Walk, don’t run.
  4. Gently use books, materials and technology.
  5. Use cell phones discreetly.
  6. Wear shoes and a shirt at all times.
  7. Use the PPLD Internet in a responsible and ethical manner.
  8. Only service animals or animals approved for Library programs are allowed in the building.

Activities that result in immediate suspension include, but not limited to:

  1. Carrying of weapons of any type, except for authorized law enforcement officials, on Library property.
  2. Soliciting, selling or using drugs or alcohol.
  3. Destruction of Library property or theft of materials.
  4. Engaging in disorderly conduct of any kind, fighting or challenging to fight or using obscene/offensive words.
  5. Viewing inappropriate content on computers.