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Other Library Policies
Food & Drink
- Food and drink are allowed in the Library except for the Computer Lab.
- There are vending machines located on the lower level near the lounge.
- The Library encourages the use of covered containers for beverages. Please respect the environment by disposing of waste properly.
- To be considerate of other patrons, please refrain from eating crunchy, smelly or messy foods. After eating, please wash and dry your hands before handling library materials.
- If spills occur, please immediately report the location of the spill to a staff member at the closest public service desk who will arrange for clean up.
- We depend on the courtesy of all our patrons to keep a productive atmosphere in the Library. The second floor has been designated a QUIET AREA.
- Group study rooms are located on all floors and a lounge has been provided on the lower level.
- Complaints about noise levels in the building should be directed to a staff member.
- Ringing cell phones and loud conversations are distracting to faculty and students who use the Library to study and conduct research.
- Please be considerate of others.
- Library patrons should set their cell phones to silent or vibrate mode.
- The following areas may be used for cell phone conversation:
- The lower level lounge
- Study and meeting rooms
- The hall outside the main entrance.
- Visitors are required to sign in at the Circulation Desk.
- Visitors may not borrow books or other library materials.
- Library computers are for academic research and Canisius College students, faculty and staff have priority.
- Elementary and middle school students must be accompanied and supervised by an adult when in the Library.
- If children or teens engage in inappropriate behavior in the Library and/or are not accompanied by an adult, they will be asked to leave.
- Inappropriate behavior by children or teens in the Library is defined as disruptive behavior and/or misuse of library facilities or equipment including computers.