Patrons of Moon Township Public Library’s Virtual Services are expected to act in a responsible, appropriate, and courteous manner. All patrons must follow the rules of the Code of Conduct.
Don’t hurt anybody or break any laws. MTPL Staff are Mandated Reporters and must notify authorities if anyone’s rights or well-being are endangered. Illegal acts or conduct which violate federal, state, or local laws, ordinances, or regulations are prohibited.
Be respectful. In accordance with Articles I, V, and VI of the American Library Association’s Library Bill of Rights, all virtual services must be available to all regardless of origin, background, or views. Do not engage in offensive or threatening behavior and language or encourage others to do so.
Don’t violate anyone’s privacy. In accordance with Section III of the American Library Association’s Library Code of Ethics and their PATRIOT Act statement, MTPL Virtual Services strives to protect each patron’s right to privacy. MTPL Staff will ask patrons for permission before publicly sharing any content and will only share information with legal authorities when presented with a lawful court order to obtain specific information about specific patrons or if disclosure is legally required to administer aid.
Follow the rules. Violators of the Code of Conduct are expected to immediately comply with disciplinary actions. The Code of Conduct is enforced with warnings, muting, kicking, locking, username banning, and IP banning.
Read the unabridged MTPL Virtual Services Code of Conduct: https://www.moonlibrary.org/about-us/policies/#virtual-services