Photographing and Videotaping Policy

Photography or videography is generally permitted if it is for general public library promotion by the media, student projects, and/or strictly for personal use.

In order to protect the rights of individual library patrons and staff and to reduce distractions, photographing and videotaping at the library and on the grounds are restricted as follows:

Under no circumstances may the public, members of the media, or library staff take photographs or videotape without the express permission of any library patron/s who would be prominently included within the composition.

Requests to photograph or videotape for commercial purposes are not permitted without approval by the library director. Requests for permission to photograph or videotape for commercial purposes must be submitted in writing for review by the library director and/or the Board of Trustees.

Adopted: January 2007