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Rules of Conduct and Banning Patrons from the Library<br />OWLS Directors Roundtable<br />June 1, 2011<br />
What does your policy cover?<br />
Common Behavior Policies<br />Source: http://etd.ils.unc.edu/dspace/bitstream/1901/188/1/apwebb.pdf<br />
Have you had to ban a patron?<br />Lord Jesus Christ cast out of Belchertown library for bad behavior<br />By Patrick John...
What if we look the other way?<br />http://www.libraryjournal.com/article/CA6562745.html<br />
Should we warn each other? <br />Some rights reserved by bulldog1<br />
Resources<br />OWLS sample policy<br />DPI sample policies<br />ALA Guidelines<br />Patron Behavior Court Cases<br />Libra...
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Rules of Conduct and Banning Patrons from the Library

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Presented via GoToMeeting for the OWLS Directors Roundtable on June 1, 2011 to support a discussion of library patron behavior policies.

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Rules of Conduct and Banning Patrons from the Library

  1. 1. Rules of Conduct and Banning Patrons from the Library<br />OWLS Directors Roundtable<br />June 1, 2011<br />
  2. 2. What does your policy cover?<br />
  3. 3. Common Behavior Policies<br />Source: http://etd.ils.unc.edu/dspace/bitstream/1901/188/1/apwebb.pdf<br />
  4. 4. Have you had to ban a patron?<br />Lord Jesus Christ cast out of Belchertown library for bad behavior<br />By Patrick Johnson, The Republican<br />September 28, 2010<br />http://www.masslive.com/news/index.ssf/2010/09/lord_jesus_christ_cast_out_of.html<br />
  5. 5. What if we look the other way?<br />http://www.libraryjournal.com/article/CA6562745.html<br />
  6. 6. Should we warn each other? <br />Some rights reserved by bulldog1<br />
  7. 7. Resources<br />OWLS sample policy<br />DPI sample policies<br />ALA Guidelines<br />Patron Behavior Court Cases<br />Libraries, Poverty and Homelessness Bibliography<br />Problem Patron Policies in Public Libraries: A Content Analysis <br />Writing a Library Behavior Code – Infopeople webinar archive with Mary Minow<br />

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