Reed Library Unattended Child Policy


Document TitleReed Library Unattended Child Policy
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Daniel A. Reed Library welcomes patrons of all ages. However, concern for the safety and well-being of children, as well as proper stewardship of Library resources, prompts the following:

  • A child is defined as anyone who appears to be under age and is not enrolled in credit bearing classes at the State University of New York at Fredonia.
  • A responsible adult must accompany children in the Library at all times. High school and junior high school students working on school assignments may use the Library resources unaccompanied by an adult, providing they do so in an orderly manner as determined by Reed Library staff. 
  • Library staff members are not expected to act as police officers, nor are they expected to search for accompanying adults. 
  • A child who is disruptive, uses Library resources inappropriately, or damages Library materials or equipment will be reported to University Police.

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