Behavior

The following behaviors are not permitted in the library under any circumstances:

·         Excessive loitering in the library

·         Loud or abusive language

·         Threatening or harassing behavior to patrons of the library or library personnel

·         Using or being under the influence of drugs or alcohol

·         Smoking

Anyone found displaying disruptive behaviors may be asked to leave the library by library personnel or Public Safety. Disruptive Behaviors of this nature could result in either library privileges being revoked, or in extreme cases, further disciplinary action.

Code of Conduct

Ideally, the library should be an environment for study, reflection, reading and research. Adhering to the following common-sense guidelines will help ensure that the library remains a safe, productive and respectful place for patrons and library personnel.

Cell Phones

Use of cell phones is prohibited anywhere in the James E. Tobin Library at Molloy College. 

Please be sure your cell phone is on quiet or vibrate.

Children

Children under the age of sixteen must be accompanied by an adult.  

Children are not to be left unattended in the library at any time.      

Children who are disruptive and the accompanying adult will be asked to leave the library. 

Food/Beverage

The library allows for the consumption of non-alcoholic beverages in covered, spill-proof containers and bottles. Drinking is not permitted at or near:

·         Computer work stations

·         Printers or photocopy machines

·         Aisles and stacks

Please dispose of any non-alcoholic beverage related trash in the trash baskets located throughout the library.   

Please report any spills that may occur to library personnel immediately so that the spill can be cleaned as quickly as possible. 

No food of any kind is permitted to be consumed in the library.Food may be consumed at other places on campus such as the Anselma Room, located on the 1st floor of Kellenberg Hall and the Public Square Coffee Bar and Quick Byte Café, both located on the first floor of the Public Square building.Food may also be consumed in the lounge area of Information Commons located on the second floor of the Public Square Building.

Lost and Found

Materials that are turned in at the Patron Service points are turned over to Public Safety (516.323.3574). Please inquire at the Patron Service points for lost materials.

Noise in the library

The library is a place for learning.Individuals need quiet areas to study and work as well as space for group learning and collaboration. 

If a library patron complains of a noise or disturbance to library personnel, library personnel will ask the library patron/s involved to move or be quiet.If library personnel receive a second complaint of the same library patron/s making the noise or disturbance they will be asked to leave the library.If that library patron/s refuses, Public Safety will be called.

Personal Belongings

The library is not responsible for any personal materials that are left unattended by patrons of the library.Please take precautions to ensure the safety of your personal belongings ie. purses, computers, wallets, keys and other materials.Library personnel cannot hold/pass along any personal materials ie. books, book bags, computers.The library does not take responsibility for theft, damage or loss of personal materials.Any unattended personal materials will be reported to Public Safety at 516.323.3574. 

Patron Services Inforrmation