McKay Library


The Internet is a vast network of computer networks linking millions of computers.  Not all of these sources offer timely or reliable information.  The user is advised to be discriminating in regards to the validity of the information obtained on the Internet.

 The Augusta-Ross Township District Library cannot control the information on the Internet.  The Augusta-Ross Township District Library cannot be responsible for the accuracy or quality of information obtained through this service.

 Patrons using the library equipment to access the Internet have the responsibility to use the equipment in a respectful and caring manner.  Abuse or misuse of the Internet computer will result in loss of access privileges.

 Children aged 17 and younger must have a parental or guardian authorization to use the Internet.  The parent(s) or guardian(s) must read the Internet Policy before signing the consent form, in person at the library.  The Augusta-Ross Township District Library does not have filtered Internet stations.  Parents are urged to monitor their children’s Internet use.  Children under age 8 must have adult supervision at any computer workstation, unless other arrangements have been made with the Director/Librarian.

Library patrons are prohibited from accessing sexually explicit websites.  Patrons who violate this rule will be asked to leave the site immediately, and may lose Internet privileges at the library, at the Directors’ discretion.  Only software provided by the library may be used.

 Installation of software belonging to patrons is prohibited.  Transmission of any material in violation of any US or state regulation is prohibited.  This includes, but is not limited to, copyrighted material, threatening or obscene material, or material protected by trade secret.

 The Augusta-Ross Township District Library is not responsible for loss of data resulting from delays, non deliveries, mis-deliveries, or service interruptions caused by its own negligence or your errors or omissions.

Patrons are encouraged to make a reservation for their time on the Internet.  Otherwise, Internet stations will be available on a first-come first-served basis. 

Adult Internet users may use a station for one hour.  Users under age 18 will be limited to 30 minutes of Internet use per day.  Extensions may be granted at the discretion of the Director/Librarian.

Only one user will be allowed at a computer workstation at a time.  Exceptions may be granted at the discretion of the Director/Librarian.

Be considerate of one another.  Please do not use a cell phone while at a public computer, or engage in lengthy or loud conversations with others.  Boisterous conduct or profane, obscene or injurious language, text or graphics will not be tolerated.

You must pay for all pages printed.  If you have any questions about printing, please ask for assistance.

Hacking, attempts at hacking, configuration changes or attempts, and software modifications or attempts are prohibited and will result in the loss of Library privileges. 

The library staff cannot provide in-depth training concerning computer, software, in Internet use.  We encourage patrons to use our resources, including tutorials and guides to improve their computer skills.

No food or drink will be allowed at the computer terminals. 

Internet stations will be shut down 10 minutes before closing.