S. Bruce Library
of Materials Policy
protect the investment in Library materials made by taxpayers, as
patrons leave the Library, staff may conduct random examinations of
bulky clothing, bookbags, backpacks, briefcases, and other large
containers brought into the Library.
Any uncharged items will be returned to the circulation desk to
be charged out. If staff
believes that, due to the large volume of materials and/or value of
materials, theft was intended, the police will be immediately notified.
Vandalism of Library materials will also be reported to the
Signs indicating that personal items may be examined will be
posted at the entrance and inside the Library. For space-needs
considerations, as well as limited security, after-school students
should leave backpacks, bookbags, large containers such as band
instruments, etc., in the front foyer and take only the items needed for
their study/research into the main library.
The Library will exercise caution with items left in the front
foyer but cannot assume responsibility for loss or theft.
of and failure to return library materials and, mutilation or vandalism
of library materials, will be dealt with according to provisions cited
in Ordinance #19-2008 of the City of Santa Fe, Texas, Chapter 7,
Personnel, Code of Ordinances, Section 7, Library, Subsection F.
and Approved by the Library Advisory Board –
July 7, 2010
by the Santa Fe City Council – August 12, 2010