Library Rules

Updated August 2013

The Linda Hall Library is committed to providing excellent service and an environment conducive to study and research. To that end:

All visitors shall:

  • Register at the Reference Desk to obtain a Library card upon their first visit
  • Display their Library cards upon arrival at all subsequent visits
  • Be responsible for all uses of their Library cards; promptly report a lost or stolen card
  • Treat Library materials, equipment, grounds, other visitors, and Library staff with respect
  • Permit Library staff to inspect all briefcases, packs, handbags, parcels, books, and other materials when leaving the building

All visitors shall refrain from:

  • Bringing food into the Library; beverages are permitted in closed-top containers only
  • Smoking in the Library and on library grounds
  • Leaving children unattended
  • Bringing pets into the Library; service animals are permitted

Failure to comply with Library rules may result in loss of Library privileges.