Welcome to the Moore County Public Library’s Internet Access. To maximize availability to this resource, and to insure fair accessibility for all, please follow these Internet Access Guidelines, which include our Internet policies, rules and procedures.
INTERNET ACCESS POLICY
In response to advances in technology and the changing needs of the community, the Moore County Public Library endeavors to develop collections, resources, and services that meet the cultural, informational, recreational, and educational needs of Moore County’s diverse community. It is within this context that the Moore County Public Library offers assess to the Internet
The Moore County Public Library (MCPL) uses Open DNS to filter their internet access computers. However, anyone 17 years and older may request the filters to be inactivated while they are accessing the internet. The MCPL receives federal funding and must filter the internet in compliance with the Child Internet Protect Act. The MCPL is not responsible for information accessed through the internet. Library patrons use the public access computers at their own risk.
All Internet resources accessible through the library are provided equally to all library users. Parents-and only parents- may restrict their children--and only their children—from access to internet resources accessible through the library.
Not all sources on the internet provide accurate, complete, or current information. You need to be a good information consumer, questioning the validity of the information you find.
Library staff cannot provide in-depth training concerning internet computer jargon, or personal computer use. We may, however, be able to offer searching suggestions and answer questions
Please remember that many times you will find the specific information you need right here in the library.
WARNING: Although we use a virus-checker on the internet access computers, this will not completely protect you from the chance of getting a virus. Software downloaded from the internet may contain a virus and you need to have virus-checking software on your computer. The MCPL is not responsible for damage to a patron’s disk or computer, or for any loss of data, damage, or liability that may occur from patron use of the library’s computers.
- There will be a .25 per copy charge for copying data off the computer.
- The computer may be periodically and temporarily inoperable due to technical difficulties
- Misuse of the computer or internet access will result in loss of your computer privileges.
- Failure to comply with above rules will result in loss of your computer privileges.
- There is no charge to use the MCPL public access computers. We ask that you limit you time if there are others waiting to 30 minutes.
- Children under the age of 17 must have the filters activated while using.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
All patrons who wish to use the Moore County Public Library public access internet computers agree to the above stated guidelines and policies when using the public internet access computers.